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Biology is the study of the mechanisms that underpin all living organisms.  It covers the rapidly changing fields of genetics and biotechnology.

At a glance: Biology A  Level

Specific Entry Requirements: Grade 6 in Mathematics and either Double 6 in Science or Grade 6 in Biology.

Teacher to contact: Mr Nathan Davis

Is this the course for you?  Are you  interested in: The human body? How science contributes to modern society? Disease risk factors? Medical developments? Our impact on the environment?

Progression: If Biology is taken to A Level it can lead to careers in Environmental Sciences, Medical, Paramedical and Veterinary Sciences, Biotechnology industries and a wide range of other careers where biologists' numeracy, literacy and problem solving skills are high valued.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, practicals, group work, research activities, visits and visiting speakers.

Exam Board: OCR