Course Content

  • Component 1: Biological Molecules
  • Component 2: Cells
  • Component 3: Organisms exchange substances with their environment
  • Component 4: Genetic information, variation and relationships between organisms.
  • Component 5: Energy transfers in and between organisms
  • Component 6: Organisms respond to changes in their internal and external environments
  • Component 7: Genetics, populations, evolution and ecosystems
  • Component 8: The control of gene expression
1-4Written exam including practical skills 2h35%
5-8Written exam including practical skills2h35%
1-8Written exam including practical skills and essay2h30%
Common Practical AssessmentOngoing – teacher assessedSeparate Practical endorsement Certification

Key Info

  • Start Date: September 2024
  • Awarding Body: AQA
  • Study Mode: Full Time
  • Course Length: 2 Years

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