Biology is a key subject for many STEM careers, especially healthcare & medicine, and one of the facilitating subjects for the Russel Group universities.
What will you learn?
- You will gain a deeper understanding of the study of life itself and the systems used by different living organisms (AO1).
- You will develop laboratory skills to practically explore and provide evidence for these principles (AO2).
- You will appreciate the importance of the relationship between the scientific community and society (AO3).
What does the AQA course involve?
You will study 8 topics over the two year AQA A level biology course;
How will I be assessed?
You will sit three 2h papers at the end of this linear qualification, testing you on AO1, AO2 & AO3; this will include 10% of marks coming from mathematical calculations. You will also achieve a practical endorsement if you have successfully demonstrated a high standard of practical skills over the two years.