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Biology at The Blandford School

Course description

Biology is the science of life and so is relevant to all of us. It presents an exciting, challenging and complete study on its own but also provides a good basis for further study for a wide range of scientific and medical careers.

Course content

Biological molecules and cells. How Organisms exchange substances with their environment. Genetic information, variation and relationships between organisms Energy transfers in and between organisms and how organisms respond to changes in their internal and external environments. Genetics, populations, evolution and ecosystems and the control of gene expression.

Entry requirements

A in GCSE Science / Biology and a B in Maths, but you will be considered with a B in GCSE Science / Biology.

Future opportunities

Leading to careers in:  Health care professions including nursing, medicine, dentistry  Teaching  Research  Microbiology  Ecology and Environmental Science.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Blandford School directly.

Last updated date: 01 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years