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A Level Biology

Science and Mathematics

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

What will you be working towards?

Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


How will it be delivered?

Paper 1 units 1-4, 2 hour exam 35% total

Paper 2 units 5-8, 2 hour exam 35% total

Paper 3 units 1-8, including practicals skills, 2 hour exam 30% total.

A two week induction will take place at the start of the course with an access assessment taken by all students enrolled onto the course. Throughout the year students will be assessed regulary where they will be expected to show suffcient progress.

There are twelve compulsory practicals which are assessed but not examined.


Entry requirements

  • • 5 GCSEs at Grade A*-C/9 – 5 required

  • • Grade C(higher tier)/5 or above in Maths

  • • Grade C/5 and above in English Language

  • • Grade BCC/655 in three Single Sciences with a B/6 in Biology or

  • • Grades BB/66 in Synergy or Trilogy combined Science 

Your next steps...

You may go on to study degree courses such as Biology, Medicine, Physiotherapy or courses in other subject areas. You could also enter into health related careers such as nursing, or a career using your scientific background such as laboratory work and teaching.


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