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.
- Cell Biology
- Infection & Response
How will I be assessed?
There are Two exams in the summer of 1hour 45minutes, each worth 50% of the qualification.
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
On individual interview. You will be required to sit a BKSB literacy and numeracy assessment.