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Biology A-Level at Diss High School

Course description

Biology is an exciting, challenging subject and is a Science A-Level which gives a foundation for understanding many of the most important scientific developments of the recent past. It provides an insight into scientific research in progress today. Biotechnology is now an important established industry offering opportunities for graduate employment: Molecular Biology, Genetics and Stem Cell Biology are growth areas in research. A Level Biology provides a Science training and helps students to understand issues in today’s world which are important for the future of the technical and ethical development of society.

Students will require grade A in Additional Science or grade B in Biology as well as good grades in English and Maths. If you choose Biology, you will be expected to work hard and participate in all activities; likewise you can expect to receive help, support and encouragement to achieve your full potential.

Entry requirements

You are required to have at least five Cs at GCSE including Maths and English Language at Grade C.

Subject Specific

Grade A in Additional Science or Grade B in Biology

Future opportunities

Career opportunities following from this A Level include biological sciences, veterinary science, medicine, nursing, caring professions such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy, paramedical sciences, sports science and leisure industries, teaching and laboratory work or technical services. It also provides an excellent foundation for a very wide range of higher education courses.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Diss High School directly.

Last updated date: 10 June 2015

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