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Biology AS & A Level at Queen Elizabeth's School

Course description

Students develop a deeper appreciation of how science works. They will learn to appreciate how society makes decisions about scientific issues and how the sciences contribute to the success of the economy and society. Students will be able to participate in day trips and fieldwork and complete practical experiments.

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade B in Biology or B in both Core and Additional Science.

Assessment

  • Biological molecules; cells; organisms and their environment; genetics
    35% weighting
    Examination 
  • Energy transfer; response to change; genetics; control and gene expression
    35% weighting
    Examination
  • All topics
    30% weighting
    Examination

Future opportunities

Degree level course in a Biology-related discipline such as Applied Biology, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Marine Biology, Microbiology, Conservation or Scientific Law, Forensic Science, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Biomedical Sciences.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Queen Elizabeth's School directly.

Last updated date: 11 October 2016
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