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Biology A level at Harris Academy Bermondsey

Course description

If you enjoyed biology at GCSE and would like to delve into it in more depth, then this is the course for you.

Course content

Students learn to understand the living world, to sense the wonder of evolution, to catch the excitement of genetic engineering, to think independently, to challenge widely held beliefs, to appreciate the delicate ecological balance that sustains life on Earth and to answer fundamental questions like, 'what is life?'

Building upon their existing knowledge, students learn new concepts and develop their laboratory skills and ability to think analytically.

Entry requirements

The entrance requirements for courses at HAB6 are: 
 
4 A Levels: - 
  • 5 A*-B grades at full course GCSE subjects in addition to a minimum of '6' in both English and Mathematics GCSE 
  • Minimum of B grades at GCSE in the subjects you are wishing to study at A level 
3 A levels: - 
  • 3 A*-C grades at full course GCSE subjects in addition to a minimum of '6' in both English and Mathematics GCSE 
  • Minimum of B grades at GCSE in the subjects you are wishing to study at A Level 
BTEC +1 A Level: - 
  • 3 A*-C grades at full course GCSE in addition to a minimum of '5' in English and Mathematics GCSE 
  • Minimum of a B grade GCSE in the subject you are wishing to study at A Level 

Future opportunities

Biology A level is a requirement for many university courses including medicine, veterinary science, optometry, psychology, nursing, dentistry, sports science, pharmacy, physiotherapy, genetics, zoology, ecology, and lots more including of course biology.

Biology is one of the facilitating subjects which helps students to be successful across many different careers and courses.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 13 December 2016
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