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Biology at Marlwood School

Course description

Building on GCSE experience in all of the sciences, the course comprises work in four modules:

• AS modules; Cells, exchange and transport Molecules, biodiversity food & health – taken in June of Year 12.

• A2 modules: Communication, homeostasis and energy Control, genomes and environment.

The modules extend the knowledge base of GCSE Biology to include new content, and a greater understanding of basic scientific principles applied to living organisms. Some development of organic chemistry is involved and students should be capable of dealing with chemical concepts such as oxidation, reduction and ionisation.

Entry requirements

Candidates should ideally have at least a grade B in GCSE courses carried out in Years 10 and 11

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Marlwood School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years