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Biology AS/A2 Level - Two year course This course covers the biology of a range of organisms, both plant and animal, with a heavy bias towards humans and human activity. The year one (AS) course is split into five topics: Lifestyle, Health and Risk; Cystic Fibrosis; The Voice of the Genome - considering the development from a single egg into a complex multi-cellular organism; Climate Change; and Can't Run, Can't Hide - looking at novel uses of plants and genetic modification. Assessment includes coursework components - one of which is a 1,500-word written report of an issue or visit. The year two (A2) course is split into four topics: On the Wild Side - species, ecology and evolution; Infection, Immunity and Forensics; Run for Your Life - the physiology of exercise; and Grey Matter - nervous system and learning. Careers and Further Studies This course is clearly suitable for any career involving care of people, including medicine, physiotherapy, nursing and sport-related jobs. Human Biology also counts as a science qualification for a range of jobs and courses. Many Human Biology-based courses at university also require AS/A2 Level Chemistry. General Entry Requirements Students will need the following: An average GCSE points score of 4.7 calculated from your eight best GCSEs or equivalent vocational qualifications but must include GCSE Maths and English Language. At least five GCSEs at grade C or above which must include GCSE English Language.

Biology AS/A2 Level - Two year course This course covers the biology of a range of organisms, both plant and animal, with a heavy bias towards humans and human activity. The year one (AS) course is split into five topics: Lifestyle, Health and Risk; Cystic Fibrosis; The Voice of the Genome - considering the development from a single egg into a complex multi-cellular organism; Climate Change; and...

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