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A Level Biology at Regent High School

Course description

Topics of study include Chemicals for Life, Transport & Gas Exchange, Cell Division & Genetics, Reproduction & Populations and Disease Control & Homeostasis. Practical skills are developed throughout by a series of relevant and engaging investigations and experiments that enhance and contribute to your understanding. You will receive regular homework to enhance and develop your skills and knowledge as a scientist.

Entry requirements

At least 5 A* to C grades at GCSE including English and Maths with at least a grade B in Maths and in Core and Additional Science.

Assessment

  • 100% examination: A Level is a two year linear course (three exams); AS is a separate linear qualification which can be taken at the end of Year 12 (two exams). Mathematical skills within Biology will contribute to 10% of the assessment
  •  practical work is internally assessed through completion of practicals throughout the course, and leads to the ‘Practical Endorsement’ on the A Level certificate.

Future opportunities

HIGHER STUDY

  •  university degrees in Biological Science, Biomedical Sciences, Marine Biology and many more
  •  apprenticeships in the civil service, marketing, accounting and many more

POSSIBLE CAREER OPTIONS

  • Conservationist
  •  Pharmacist
  •  Research Scientist

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 24 April 2015

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