A Level (Level 3)


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Broaden your knowledge of the major systems of the human body, explore the interactions of organisms in their environment, and learn about the principles behind evolution and genetics through a fascinating course that brings a deeper understanding of living things.


  • Biological molecules
  • Cells and immunity
  • Gaseous exchange systems in different organisms
  • The cardiovascular system
  • DNA, protein synthesis and genetics.

Career Options

Doctor, paramedic, midwife, nurse, physiotherapist, environmentalist, teacher, environmental scientist.

University Options

Biology, Medicine, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Physiotherapy, Veterinary Science, Nursing, Midwifery, Teaching.

Course Requirements

At least five GCSEs at grade 4 or above. Including science (Biology or Combined Science) at a grade 6, and English Language and Maths at a grade 5.


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