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Biology - GCSE at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

Course description

The course is suitable for students who wish to improve their knowledge of Biology, or improve their GCSE Science grade in order to do a HE/degree course, especially in Teaching

Course content

This is a resit course for students who have already sat a GCSE in Science. Students will be required to practise and revise between lessons.

This is an opportunity to improve your GCSE Science grade. The course involves studying biological subjects that may have interested you at Science GCSE, without having to study Chemistry and Physics:

B1: Adaptation and Competition, Variation, Evolution, Inheritance, Gene Technology, Homeostasis Nervous System and Health

B2: Cells, Respiration, Animal Nutrition, Plant Nutrition, Energy Transformation, Environment

B3: Transpiration, Circulation, Excretion, Microbiology

The course is delivered by a variety of teaching methods and self study. It is also possible to study online and come in to College for the internally assessed course work.

Entry requirements

All places are subject to satisfactory interview.


Exams are taken in January and June. There is also course work.

Future opportunities

Level 3 or university level courses, depending on your other qualifications.

Career opportunities

  • Employment
  • Further courses


Further information

This programme is available bilingually at the following campus(es):

  • Dolgellau
  • Pwllheli

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grŵp Llandrillo Menai directly.

Last updated date: 06 October 2016

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