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695 GBP
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Course description

Biology A Level:

A level Biology is the study of life, from the complexities of the human body to much simpler protozoa. An essential choice if you plan to go on to study medicine, nursing or physiotherapy. In this course you will learn about genes and health, biodiversity, forensics and more.

Practical work in the course is designed to be carried out at home. No laboratory access is required.

Topics include:
Unit 1 - Lifestyle, health and risk
Unit 2 - Genes and health
Unit 3 - Voice of the genome
Unit 4 - Biodiversity and natural resources (9 core practicals)
Unit 5 - On the wild side
Unit 6 - Infection, immunity and forensics
Unit 7 - Run for your life
Unit 8 - Grey matter (9 core practicals)

Suitability - Who should attend?

A GCSE or equivalent in Biology (minimum grade B) and Chemistry (minimum grade C) or Double or Triple Science (minimum grade B) and Maths (minimum grade C) is strongly recommended for this course.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

GCE A Level or equivalent

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National Extension College - Distance Learning Courses in Business, Book-keeping, Childcare & Counselling

The National Extension College, also known by its acronym NEC, is a long-standing and highly regarded pioneer of flexible distance learning solutions designed to make learning accessible to anyone, anywhere. Founded in 1963 as a pilot for the Open University,...


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National Extension College

The Michael Young Centre
School House, Homerton Gardens
CB2 8EB Cambridge

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