What causes disease? What is a heart attack, or a genetic fingerprint? Is evolution scientific reality or ‘just a theory?’ Could you breed a bean plant that tastes of roast beef or chocolate, and if so, should you? How does your immune system work? Are all organisms related to each other, even humans? Will dementia ever be curable? These are some of the questions that you might encounter when studying Biology at A Level.
Studying the OCR Biology specification A enables students to develop essential knowledge and understanding of different areas of the subject and how they relate to one another as well as an appreciation of scientific methods, practical, mathematical and problem-solving skills.