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Biology (Salters) A Level at The Thomas Alleyne Academy

Course description

This course studies biology in context, and allows the use of motivating,
up-to-date, contemporary topics.
These include:
• Genes and Health - the heart, circulatory system and the importance of
lifestyle choices to health, carbohydrates and lipids, transport of
materials, DNA, protein synthesis, enzymes, gene therapy, monohybrid
inheritance, and social and ethical issues.
• Plants and the Environment - structure and ultrastructure, cell division,
fertilisation, stem cells, gene expression, cell differentiation and tissue
organisation, biodiversity and the natural resources used by humans,
adaptation and natural selection, uses of plants, and the role of zoos
in conservation.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Thomas Alleyne Academy directly.

Last updated date: 11 November 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years