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A LEVEL BIOLOGY at Madeley Academy

Course description

Why Biology?

The opportunities for students of Biology on completion of full-time education are enormous.  There are many possible careers within the scientific world and qualifications in Science subjects are acceptable as an entry into many other careers.

Course content


You will study 6 modules of work each covering different key concepts of Biology.    Assessment is now all at the end of the 2 year course and consists of three written exam papers.  Practical work is assessed throughout the course, providing evidence for a Practical Endorsement.

Entry requirements


  • Students must achieve a minimum of  4 Grade A* - C plus English Language and Mathematics at grade 4
  • Grade B (Higher Tier) in GCSE Biology (Separate Sciences) or High Grade B (Higher tier) in Core and Additional Science
  • Grade 6 in Mathematics


Future opportunities

Science students at Madeley Academy are currently preparing to move into Higher Education Courses and careers in the following fields:

  • Aeronautics
  • Biological Sciences                        
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Forensic Science 
  • Medicine Research
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy             
  • Physiotherapy                   
  • Veterinary Science                                           


Further information

Please contact Madeley Academy for further information.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Madeley Academy directly.

Last updated date: 03 October 2016
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