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Biology - GCSE

Part Time


Course Overview

This is a one year course GCSE Biology course and is suitable for students requiring a science at GCSE level, or for those wishing to improve their GCSE Science grade.

The course includes Biology plus experimental skills, investigations, information handling and problem solving.

Course Content

Subject Content

1.  Cell Biology

2. Organisation

3. Infection and Response

4. Bioenergetics

5. Homeostasis and response

6. Inheritance, variation and evolution

7. Ecology

Entry Requirement

No formal entry requirements but students will complete screening process in the first sessions and be advised about their suitability to the course.

Assessment

The assessment is by two examinations in the June examinations period

Paper 1

Topics 1- 4  Cell Biology, Organisation, Infection and response and Bioenergetics

Written exam 1 hour 45 minutes

Foundation and Higher Tiers

100 marks

50% of GCSE

Multiple choice, short answer, open response


Paper 2

Topics 5 - 7  Homeostasis and response, Inheritance, variation and evolution; and Ecology 

Written exam 1 hour 45 minutes

Foundation and Higher Tiers

100 marks

50% of GCSE

Multiple choice, short answer, structured, open response

How to Enrol

You can enrol directly onto this course if you have the entry requirements noted above.

If you would like to enrol but do not have the entry requirements please email ann.grant@bcot.ac.uk with your contact details or telephone 01256 306354.

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Course Outline

Course Code: HEBL083
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 1 Year
Start Date: 19/09/2019,
Day & Time: Thu 6pm to 8.30pm
Tuition Fees: £400.00
Exam Fees: £58.00
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