This is a full GCSE in Biology for those that need a science to get them into teaching or into a more scientific career.

  • What will I learn?

    This course is a mixture of theory and practical. You will carry out a range of practicals which may appear on the final exams.

  • Example modules

    • Cell Biology
    • Organisation
    • Infection & Response
    • Bioenergetics
    • Homeostasis
    • Inheritance
    • Variation
    • Evolution
    • Ecology
  • How will I be assessed?

    There are Two exams in the summer of 1hour 45minutes, each worth 50% of the qualification.

  • Entry Requirements

    Previous study of Science, Maths and English is of benefit. Commitment to the course and a goal for why you want to do science.

  • Progression & Career Opportunities

    Use the qualification as an entry to Further study of science courses at Level 3. Teaching (along side degree in subject specialism). Further study at Level 3 and then degree can lead you into a wide range of careers in the science industry

  • Cost of Study

    Students will have to purchase the course book.

  • Additional Information

    On individual interview. You will be required to sit a BKSB literacy and numeracy assessment.

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Course Details

Qualification Level Level 2
Study Mode Part-Time Course
Start Date September
Duration 30 Weeks
Course Code PBIOLL2GC
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