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Biology A Level at Sidmouth College

Course description

Biology is the study of living things, from cells to ecosystems. If you are fascinated by the huge variety of life on Earth and wish to gain an insight into how organisms work and interact, then Biology could be for you.

Course content

  • Biological molecules
  • Cells
  • Organisms exchanging substances and energy with each other and their environment
  • Organisms responding to changes in their internal and external environments
  • Genetics, populations, evolution and ecosystems and the control of gene expression

Practical investigations are an essential part of the course.

Entry requirements

You will be expected to have a minimum B grade in the following subjects:

  • Biology GCSE (triple science groups), or a double B in the GCSE
  • Science Double Award (Core + Additional).
  • Mathematics
  • English


Assessment is carried out through examinations only.  Students will study modules over the two years, leading to an A Level qualification in theis subject.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sidmouth College directly.

Last updated date: 21 March 2017

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