This course is ideal for learners who have a strong interest in science. Within the course students will learn about biological molecules, how organisms exchange materials with their environment and how they respond to changes in internal and external environments. Students will also explore genetics, populations, evolution and ecosystems, and the control of gene expression.
You could complement your studies with enrichment activities including First Aid, Virtual Medicine, the Medical Society or many more.
The Units are:
Organisms exchange materials with their environment
Genetic information, variation and relationships with organisms
Energy transfers in and between organisms
Organisms respond to changes in their internal and external environments
Genetics, populations, evolution and ecosystems
The control of gene expression
GCSE Grade 6 in Biology or Science with a Grade 4 in English and a 5 in Maths with an average points score of 5.7 or above.
This course is aimed at students who:
Would like to progress to Higher Education to study subjects such as Medicine, Veterinary Medicine or Dentistry