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Biology at Hall Park Academy

Course description

If you have an interest in the living world and enjoy finding out about how living things function, this could be the course for you.

Course content

You will be developing your research, practical and essay writing skills through projects and practical work. You explore cell biology, enzymes, genetic code, ecology and many other concepts. You will carry out assessed practicals as part of the course at AS and A2, these provide your coursework mark.

Entry requirements

  You will need a minimum of B grades in both Core Science and Additional Science or a B grade in biology at GCSE.


You study 2 modules in each year and the coursework provides 15% of the mark. There will be a field trip at the end of Year 12.

Future opportunities

The course will give you the chance to see if you want a career in science, being an ideal preparation too for courses in medical and paramedical subjects. It can also be used for entry to many other careers such as banking, accountancy, law and teaching. It is usually essential for entry into midwifery or nursing.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hall Park Academy directly.

Last updated date: 03 November 2017

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