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GCSE Biology

GCSE Biology

You will want to gain a GCSE Biology qualification if you are interested in Science and Biology in particular. Students on a mainly A Level programme of study can use GCSE Biology to gain the necessary qualifications for progression to some Higher Education courses - e.g. degrees including primary teaching or nursing. Students who are on a Level 2 programme can progress to further education - e.g. BTEC Applied Science. After GCSE Biology, progression directly into the workplace could be through an apprenticeship or employment in a Science-related field. You will follow a course that is different from GCSE Science courses delivered at local schools. If you are joining straight from school, you may have recently learned about some topics and other topics may be new to you. Topics to be learned include: understanding genetics, understanding healthy body systems, understanding disease, understanding the role of photosynthesis in ecosystems and many more. You must complete required practicals and your understanding of these practicals will be assessed in the final exams. You will learn through a mixture of theory lessons and practical work. You will also develop Maths skills so that you can make conclusions about data collected from investigations.

Entry Requirements

What are the entry requirements?

Grade 3 or higher in GCSE Science or Biology.

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