GCSE Biology

The course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to achieve a Grade C in a GCSE Science required for teaching and nursing and for other progression.  It is the same course that students study in Y10 and 11 in school, if they study single science Biology.

For more information on how to enrol on this course, telephone 0345 120 0044

What will I study?

The course contains some Human Biology and other basic biology.  There is no detailed study of plants.

How will I be assessed?

The course consists of 3 modules and a practical assessment.

  • Module 1 is assessed by 2 objective tests (each 30 mins)
  • Modules 2 & 3 are assessed by short written papers (each 45 mins)
  • Practical work is assessed during course sessions.

Entry requirements

No formal requirements, but students need to discuss their previous studies with the tutor before enrolment

What next?

The course can lead to AS Biology or Human Biology and is useful for entry to University Courses and for employment

Additional information

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide Full-time Course Guide 2022 Part-Time Spring Course Guide