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Biology A Level at Cardinal Newman College

Course description

Biology is an exciting and rapidly advancing science. Biologists are making an increasing contribution to ensuring the world becomes a healthier and safer place. Do you want to work at the cutting edge of Science? Biology could be for you.

Course content

In the first year of this course you will study, Biological molecules, Cells, Organisms exchange substances with their environment, Genetic information, variation and relationships between organisms..

Entry requirements

At least two Bs and three Cs at GCSE, plus at least Grade 6 in GCSE Maths and English and at least a Grade B in GCSE Core Science, plus either a Grade B in GCSE Science (Additional) or a Grade B in GCSE Biology (Additional).


Exam: 100%

Future opportunities

Studying Biology will provide you with an excellent opportunity to develop skills that will transfer to a wide range of University courses. You can go on to a science or medically related degree course such as  Biochemistry, Dentistry, Marine Biology,  Medicine,  Neuroscience, Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy,  Physiotherapy, Sports Science and Veterinary Science.

The career opportunities are not limited to these, as many of our students who have left Newman have progressed on to degrees in Accounting, Art, Business, Drama, English, Languages, Law and Textiles.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cardinal Newman College directly.

Last updated date: 10 August 2016
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