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A Level Biology

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title A Level Biology
Code Biology
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


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:

Year One

Biological molecules


Organisms exchange materials with their environment

Genetic information, variation and relationships with organisms

Year Two

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

How will it be delivered?

This course is assessed by exams.

Entry requirements

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.

Your next steps...

This course is aimed at students who:

Would like to progress to Higher Education to study subjects such as Medicine, Veterinary Medicine or Dentistry



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