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Biology: AS and A2 Level Biology is a suitable subject for students wishing to progress to a biological career, including medicine. However, please note that for most biological degrees and careers, AS/A2 Chemistry is also required. Course details This is a modular course made up of six modules, including two practical assessment modules. How is it assessed? Assessment is by both exam (80%) and practical assessment (20%). Practical assessment involves completing a set of three tasks carried out under teacher supervision. You are given two opportunities with the best marks counting. There are two exam papers in each year one in January and one in June. Course duration One year at AS level. One year at A2 level. What do I need to study this subject? You should have five GCSE grades A*-C, including Double Science, Mathematics and English Language. Where can this lead me? Students who complete the course successfully could enter higher education or employment. Biology is an essential subject for careers such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, biochemistry, biotechnology and biomedical sciences. What are the enrichment opportunities? There are a number of opportunities to attend lectures and short courses organised by local universities.

Biology: AS and A2 Level Biology is a suitable subject for students wishing to progress to a biological career, including medicine. However, please note that for most biological degrees and careers, AS/A2 Chemistry is also required. Course details This is a modular course made up of six modules, including two practical assessment modules. How is it assessed? Assessment is by both exam (80%) and...

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