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Course information: AS Level in Human Biology Course summary: This one-year course leads to an AS level, which is a qualification in its own right. It can also be used as the first half (50%) of an A level qualification. Course content: Module 1 - Molecules, Cells & Systems Module 3 - Pathogens & Disease Module 4 - Centre Assessed coursework Advanced level biology has been designed to be accessible to a wide range of students. Fundamental biological concepts are taught (such as cell biology, form & function, environmental biology) alongside more specialist areas such as health and disease, human reproduction, growth and ageing. A wide variety of teaching styles is employed including practical exercises, written assignments and critical discussion. The wealth of medical information currently available on the internet is also examined. Human Biology is recommended for those students intending to enter the sports, health and biomedical professions: but of course it can simply studied out of interest. Human Biology provides an opportunity to gain practical skills, mathematical skills and opportunities for team working. Within the subject, moral, ethical, social and cultural questions are addressed. Course structure: Chemistry, Mathematics, Psychology and Sports Studies provide popular choice combinations. Human Biology may form part of a predominantly Science program or be used in conjunction with the human and social sciences (Psychology, Sociology etc.) Human Biology A level can lead to a wide range of degree courses e.g. Biomedical sciences, Physiotherapy, Nursing Studies, Child Studies. Biology and Human Biology together are a prohibited combination. Assessment procedure: Assessment and Qualification Alliance (AQA): Specification A (developed from the old AEB syllabus) Qualifications achieved: GCE AS Human Biology syllabus A Progression opportunities: Successful students could progress to an A2 Level in Human Biology. Free study and financial support: Most full-time students do not have to pay for their course. We may also be able to help you with some of the extra costs associated with college, eg travel, childcare, equipment, books etc. In addition, if you have just left school, you may be eligible for an Educational Maintenance Allowance. Please ask us about ??-Money Matters?? for more details.

Course information: AS Level in Human Biology Course summary: This one-year course leads to an AS level, which is a qualification in its own right. It can also be used as the first half (50%) of an A level qualification. Course content: Module 1 - Molecules, Cells & Systems Module 3 - Pathogens & Disease Module 4 - Centre Assessed coursework Advanced level biology has been designed to be...

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