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Biology AS/A Level at Godalming College

Course description

Throughout the course you will explore the microscopic world of cells and how they work. The chemicals that make living organisms are studied, whilst body systems such as heart and circulation are explored. The use of biology in medicine and forensic science are studied, including exciting techniques such as gene technology.

You will also learn about the fascinating worlds of ecology, evolution and genetics. Detailed studies will reveal how living organisms function, including the movement of materials within animals and plants, energy systems in the living world, how organisms keep control and sensory systems working to maintain life.

In both years you will undertake a wide range of challenging practical experiments and investigations.

Course assessment: Written exams and separate practical grade

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at grade C or above including BB in Science and Additional Science or three B grades in separate sciences plus Maths at C grade or above

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 07 April 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years