Exam Board Specification: AQA
How the course is assessed:
Description of course:
The course allows you to explore the following topics:
Together with these topics are embedded core practical’s which you will log in a log book.
Higher education, future careers and progression routes
According to bestcourse4me.com, the top seven degree courses taken by students who have an A-level in Biology are:
Studying Biology at university gives you all sorts of exciting career options, including:
2016 Examination success rates:
98% Pass rate
A* - B: 45%
A* - C: 66%
Students must meet the Consortium minimum entry criteria for A Level courses, that is, a GCSE grade 4 or higher in English Language, grade 4 or higher in Maths (point score of 44.5 or higher).
To study A Level Biology, students are also required to have a GCSE grade B or BB double award in Biology/Science or grade 5 in English Language if no GCSE.
What other students have said about the course
"If you enjoy Biology at GCSE then it's worth studying at A-Level as the 'Human' aspect of the course is very enjoyable and fascinating, in my opinion"
"One of the hardest and challenging subjects I have taken on but I have gained so many skills"
"Perceived easy but it is a hard subject, you have to keep on top of your independent study"
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