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A Level Biology at Devizes School

Course description

AS module: Biology and Disease, Variety of Living Organisms A2 modules Populations and Environment, Control in Cells and Organisms

Assessment methods: AS modules are external exams taken in June. Module 1 is a 1½ hour paper and Module 2 is a 1¾ hour paper.

A2 modules are external exams taken in June. Module 4 is a 1½ hour paper and Module 5 is a 2¼ hour paper. The final paper has synoptic content (from the other 3 Modules) and an essay question.

There are also 2 practical skills units to be assessed, one at AS and one at A2. Both are set by the Board and internally assessed. At the end of Year 12 students are required to participate in a residential field trip. The cost will be around £280.

Entry requirements

A minimum of BB in Science andCs in Mathematics and English atGCSE.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 September 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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