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Level: 3 Location: Joseph Wright Centre Years: 2 24+ Loan Amount: 2225.00**** Interview: Y
Students will study a variety of topics including:
Development of practical skills in biology
Foundations in biology
Exchange and transport
Biodiversity, evolution and disease
Communication, homeostasis and energy
Genetics, evolution and ecosystems
You will need at least five GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including English Language at grade 5 (C/B) and Maths at grade 5 (C/B).
In addition, you should have GCSE Combined Science at grade 6,6 or above. If you have taken Triple Science, then Biology must be at grade 6, with the other two sciences at grade 4.
A recent school report will be required which demonstrates a committed attitude to learning.
It is assumed that students enrol on a two-year A-level programme of study consisting of three or more subjects. However, students will be expected to demonstrate a committed attitude to learning and make positive progress in their first year of study.
Module 1: Development of practical skills – this module underpins the whole of the course and covers the practical skills that students should develop throughout. The practical skills in this module can be assessed within written examinations and within the Practical Endorsement.
Module 2: Foundations in biology – covering concepts required throughout the remaining modules
Modules 3 and 4: Exchange and transport, biodiversity, evolution and disease
Modules 5 and 6: Communication, homeostasis and energy, genetics, evolution and ecosystems
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed by external examination at the end of Year 2.
Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?
What can I do after this course?
The list of career opportunities is varied and endless, including: