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Human Biology AS/A2 Level at Nicholas Hamond Academy

Course description


This course covers a variety of aspects around the human body. It looks at how it works, how we produce our energy and various disorders and diseases.

Course content


Core Units

Year AS

Molecules, Blood and Gas Exchange

Growth Development and Disease

Year A2

Energy, Reproduction and Populations

Genetics, Control and Ageing

Entry requirements




AS Year:

AS Molecules, Blood and Gas Exchange – 1 Hour Exam

AS Growth Development and Disease – 1 Hour 45 Minutes Exam

AS 3 controlled assessments on practical skills


Year A2:

A2 Energy, Reproduction and Populations – 1 Hour Exam

A2 Genetics, Control and Ageing – 1Hour 45Minutes Exam

A2 Extended investigation and assessment on practical skills

Future opportunities


How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years