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Biology A Level at Willenhall E-ACT Academy

Course description

This course builds on the knowledge, understanding and practise skills that you have developed during your GCSE science course. You should have gained at least a grade
6 in Biology Core and or Triple Science. Both of which provide suitable preparation for the A Level.

Course content

Year 1
Biological molecules
Monomers and polymers
Carbohydrates
 
Cells
Cell structures
All cells arise from other cells
Organisms exchange substances with their environment
 
Surface area to volume ratio
Gas exchange
 
Year 2
Energy transfer in and between organisms
Photosynthesis
Respiration
 
Energy and ecosystems
Organisms respond to changes in their internal and
external environments

Entry requirements

The minimum requirement for this course is a 6 at GCSE.

Future opportunities

A biology qualification could open doors to all sorts of jobs that you might not have imagined! The food we eat, the clothes we wear and the technology that we use all depend on biology. Biologists can help develop new medicines, safeguard our food supply and monitor and protect our environment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Willenhall E-ACT Academy directly.

Last updated date: 15 December 2017
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