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Biology A Level at Liverpool Life Sciences UTC

Course description

Building on the concepts of GCSE Science courses, the OCR Biology A Level Specification is divided into biological topics, each containing different key concepts of Biology. Following consideration of key concepts, students are encouraged to explore their applications.

Course content

F211 Cells, Exchange and Transport • Cell Structure, Membranes and Organisation • Transport in Plants and Animals 1 hour written examination 15% of A level

F212 Molecules, Biodiversity and Health • Biological Molecules • Health and Disease • Biodiversity and Evolution 1 hour 45 min written examination 25% of A level

F213 Practical skills in Biology 1 • AS Practical Skills assessment Internal assessment 10% of A level

F214 Communication, Homeostasis and Energy • Nerves and Hormones • Photosynthesis • Respiration • Excretion 1 hour written examination 15% of A level

F215 Control, Genomes and Environment • Genomics • Cloning in Plants and Animals • Ecosystems and Sustainability • Response to Environment 1 hour 45 minutes written examination 25% of A level

F216 Practical skills in Biology 2 • A2 Practical Skills assessment Internal assessment 10% of

Entry requirements

N/A

Assessment

4 Exams and 2 pieces of assessment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Liverpool Life Sciences UTC directly.

Last updated date: 15 June 2015

Key information

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

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