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Course Overview In your A2 Biology course you will develop your scientific knowledge and skills by studying three compulsory units: Unit F214 consists of 4 modules; Communication and Homeostasis, Excretion, Photosynthesis and Respiration. Unit F215 consists of 4 modules; Cellular Control and Variation, Biotechnology and Gene Technologies, Ecosystems and Sustainability, and Responses to the Environment. F216 Practical Skills - This unit assesses practical skills developed during the A2 course. Course Structure Your A2 Course is modular, with exams in January and June. You will be taught for 5 hours (2 sessions) per week. F214 is covered in the first term and examined in January. F215 is covered between January and June and examined in June. Practical skills for F216 are developed during the A2 year. You are required to carry out 3 practical tasks set by OCR. How Will I Learn? Class teaching Practical work Questions from past papers Videos Student booklets Independent Learning Skills You Will Develop Practical skills Problem solving skills Analytical skills Evaluative skills Benefits Greater knowledge and understanding of biological processes Access to Higher Education courses Expect Also To Work independently Use the Science Workshop How You Will Be Assessed External Module Exams in January and June. F214 and 215 are tested by a written exam. F216 is assessed by 3 practical tasks set by OCR. Things You May Need Text book Stationery Calculator Entry Requirements You must have passed AS Biology with grade D or above. More Information Awarding Body: OCR Level: Level 3 Duration: 32 weeks starting in September

Course Overview In your A2 Biology course you will develop your scientific knowledge and skills by studying three compulsory units: Unit F214 consists of 4 modules; Communication and Homeostasis, Excretion, Photosynthesis and Respiration. Unit F215 consists of 4 modules; Cellular Control and Variation, Biotechnology and Gene Technologies, Ecosystems and Sustainability, and Responses to the...

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