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Awarding Body Welsh Joint Education Committee Course Content The course provides the basic body of biological knowledge, and promotes an awareness/appreciation of the development and significance of Biology in personal, social, environmental, economic and technological contexts. This will enable an appreciation of the importance of experimental and investigatory work in the study of Biology. Course Features Encourages a life-long interest in living organisms and respect for all forms of life. Practical work in all units Colour coded booklets which include past paper questions for revision, available for all units Tests and revision exercises provided for all topics in each unit. Career Prospects and Progression A Levels provide an excellent basis for progression to Higher level qualifications such as degrees or Higher National Diplomas. Biology can provide a range of skills which are useful in a variety of careers including, Laboratory Work, Field Work, Plant Breeding, Conservation Work, Environmental Health, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Working with Animals, Health Care and many more. Modules Method of Assessment AS Level Two written tests 2 x 1hr 30min and a practical assessment 3hrs 45 mins A2 Level Two written tests 1hr 40min and 2hrs, and a practical assignment 4 hours Course Length AS - 1 Year Full A Level - 2 Years Time of Delivery Daytime Campus Graig Campus Bilingual Provision Students can use Welsh with their tutor Entry Requirements Normally students 16 - 19 years of age will require a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades A* - C with a minimum of Grade C in Biology or CC in Double Award Science higher tier, a grade C or above in Maths and English are also desirable. Entry for mature students without formal qualifications is at the discretion of the Faculty. Full-time or Part-time Full Time and Part Time

Awarding Body Welsh Joint Education Committee Course Content The course provides the basic body of biological knowledge, and promotes an awareness/appreciation of the development and significance of Biology in personal, social, environmental, economic and technological contexts. This will enable an appreciation of the importance of experimental and investigatory work in the study of Biology....

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