GCSE biology will teach you about living organisms and is ideal for those wanting to go on to progress into a biology-related career or even just purely for knowledge.
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GCSE English and maths at grade 4 (C) or Functional Skills Level 2.
2 paper-based exams and practical assessments.
Aims of the course
A Pearson Edexcel GCSE Biology will provide students with a distinct Science GCSE qualification. It is suitable for anyone wishing to obtain a GCSE in the field of Science but is especially suitable for students looking to pursue further scientific study in Biology or to more technical careers such as medicine dentistry physiology genetics and epidemiology as well as those wishing to train as a Primary teacher.
Upon successful completion of this one-year programme you may be able to study on an Access to HE course.
Laboratories and ICT labs. Students will also benefit from trips and day visits to exhibitions.
Students can go on to pursue careers in teaching allied professions in the medical field and science-related industries or on to Access to Higher Education.