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Biology GCSE

Entry Requirements:
A range of D-E grades. Students who do not have English and Maths at grade C/4 or above will be required to take these qualifications alongside.

Why Should You Take This Course?
You may need a science GCSE for your chosen career e.g. teaching and nursing.

Course content
1. Cell Biology
2. Organisation
3. Infection and Response
4. Bioenergetics
5. Homeostasis and Response
6. Inheritance, Variation and Evolution
7. Ecology
There will be 8 required practicals during the year that must be completed to pass the course but will not count towards your final grade.

How will I be assessed?
The course will be assessed by exam only. There will be no controlled assessments.

Are there any special expenses?
There may be optional visits involved in the course.

What could I do next?
A GCSE in Biology is a good qualification for many other courses and is necessary for careers such as teaching and nursing. It will not allow you to progress to A Level Biology without an additional science GCSE at B or above.


How to apply for this course

2017-2018 ENTRY: Apply for this course by completing an online form
2017-2018 ENTRY: Download an Application Form to fill in and post