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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.

What do you need?

Strode's College General Entry Requirements plus grade 6 in Double Science GCSE or grade 6 in Biology and a grade 6 in Maths GCSE.

How you are assessed

Two externally assessed papers of two hours and 15 minutes, and one of one hour and 30 minutes, all in the Summer of the second year. There is also a compulsory practical endorsement carried out in lessons throughout the course to provide you with vital experimental and analytical skills.

How Long?

Two year course

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