A Level Biology

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Biology
Code BI2A23S
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3


Fancy yourself as the next Darwin? Biology students will be helping to overcome the future challenges posed by climate change and feeding a growing population. Not just an essential for access to medical-related courses, if you’re fascinated by life, Biology is the right choice for you.


What you will study: 

• Biology is highly valued by universities, not just as an essential for medical-related courses 

• This course will introduce you to recent biological advances, including the influence of genetics, environmental issues and some of the ethical and technological aspects of Biology 
• As a practical subject you will develop experimental skills including how to plan, analyse and evaluate experimental procedures

How will it be delivered?

100% examination

Entry requirements

General entry criteria apply plus Science/Maths GCSEs: Grade 6 in GCSE Maths and Biology or Grade 6/6/6 in GCSE Maths and Combined Science. Grades 5/6/6 or 5/6/6/6 in these subjects will be considered where GCSE average score is above 6.5.
It is advised that you take A Level Chemistry to support the biochemical aspects of the course.

Your next steps...

A level biology allows progression onto many science and medicine related courses. Biology also complements further study or employment in sectors including sports, animal and agricultural sciences