ABOUT THIS COURSE
This course is ideal for learners who have a strong interest in science. Within the course students will learn about biological molecules, how organisms exchange materials with their environment and how they respond to changes in internal and external environments. Students will also explore genetics, populations, evolution and ecosystems, and the control of gene expression.
COURSE AREA LEAD
WHO IS THIS AIMED AT?
This course is aimed at students who:
Would like to progress to Higher Education to study subjects such as Medicine, Veterinary Medicine or Dentistry
Would like to progress into a science based career
Enjoy life sciences
Are interested in living systems
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
Core Units - Year One:
Organisms exchange materials with their environment
Genetic information, variation and relationships with organisms
Core Units - Year Two:
Energy transfers in and between organisms
Organisms respond to changes in their internal and external environments
Genetics, populations, evolution and ecosystems
The control of gene expression
WHAT SKILLS WILL YOU DEVELOP?
Literacy & Oracy