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Biology A level at Davenant Foundation School

Course description

What will you learn in Year 12?

Year 12 Biology allows students to develop the basic Biology skills and knowledge that provides the basis for further study. The following topics are studied: Cell structure, biological membranes, cell division, biological molecules, nucleic acids, enzymes, exchange and transport in animals and plants, biodiversity, evolution and disease.

What will you learn in Year 13?

Year 13 Biology builds on the knowledge and understanding gained during Year 12. The following topics are studied: Communication, homeostasis, respiration, photosynthesis, genetics, evolution and ecosystems.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs including English Language and Mathematics at A*-C, (or 4-9). Grade 6 6 or above for GCSE Combined Science or a 6 or above in GCSE Biology

Further information

Where will this course lead?

At the current time there are over 200 university courses which accept A Level Biology. Potential careers include, research Science, Food Technology, Biotechnology, health and clinical professions, medicine, dentistry, veterinary science, physiotherapy, pharmacy, optometry, nursing, zoology, marine biology and forensic science.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Davenant Foundation School directly.

Last updated date: 22 December 2017

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