A Level in Biology

Start Date: 14 September 2020
Funding information: Free For Eligible 16-18 year olds and First Full L3 for 19-23 year olds. Adult Learner Loans available, course costs apply.
Duration: 2 years
Attendance: Full-time subject

Course Overview

Biology is the study of living organisms. During this course you will study the fundamentals of biology including cells, enzymes and genetics and then learn how to apply and analyse these key concepts. You will also have the opportunity to design your own practical investigation around the topic of your choice.

Course Content

Modules include: Practical skills in biology, foundations in biology, Exchange and transport, Communication, homeostasis and energy, Genetics, evolution and ecosystems

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above (including English, and at least a B/6 in maths and science).

Assessment Methods

  • Practical assignments

  • written exam


Upon successful completion of this course, you can choose to progress on to further study at university or enter employment.