Biology A Level at Liverpool Life Sciences UTC
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.
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
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.