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Biology A Level at City of Westminster College

Course description

Biology is a mixture of theory and practical work in laboratory over three units in one year.  The topics we look at are: Cells, Exchange & Transport, Molecules, Biodiversity, Food & Health and Practical Skills. The second year includes: the development of skills learnt at AS over a further three units which are Communication, Homeostasis & Energy, Control, Genomes & Environment and Practical Skills.

Entry requirements

You should possess at least 6 GCSEs grades A* to C. In particular Grade B in GCSE Maths plus either BB in Core/Additional Science or Grade B in GCSE Biology


We follow the OCR exam board. You will have three practical and two theoretical written examinations at the end of the course.  The exam will be under timed conditions

Future opportunities

Most A Level students go on to enjoy a university followed by a related career, however many choose to go directly into industry or enter university later. With the right combination of subjects, this course will lead you into a career into sciences and medicine.  

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Westminster College directly.

Last updated date: 26 February 2016
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