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OCR GCSE Biology A (Twenty First Century) Evening Option

Course Level: 

Level 3

Job opportunities after this course: 

Achieving a grade C in Biology can help you achieve your personal or career goals.

Overview of the course: 

A GCSE at C or above in Science is a requirement for many University courses. This one year course condenses the full GCSE program and involves both theoretical Biology as well as an independently performed assessed investigation.

Entry requirements: 

As this is an intense course covering the full GCSE in just one year it is useful if Students have prior experience of the subject. A D in Biology GCSE or a Science GCSE would be an advantage.


Genetics, Health, Variation, Life processes, Growth and development, Brain and mind, Further Biology.

How is the course assessed?: 

Three 1 hour exams and controlled practical assessment.

Further study options after this course: 

AS Biology, Access to Higher Education, General level 2 science qualification.

Length of the course: 

1 year, part time.


Peterlee Campus

When does the course start: 

September 2017

More important information about this course:


If you are over 18 years old, fees are £465.50

If you are aged 19+ years old you may be required to pay fees for your course, however if you are in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance or Employment Support Allowance in the Work Related Activity Group, your fees may be paid by the Government.
Fees for this course are £437. 50
*We make every effort to publish correct fees, however all fees are subject to change. Fees are correct as at the current time (10 Jan 2017 21:07) and are subject to change up to the date of enrolment. Fees quoted are payable annually

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