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Level: 2

Location: Joseph Wright Centre

Years: 1

Weeks: 31

Hours: 2.00

Start: 08/09/2016

Days / Times: Thursday 18:30 to 20:30

Tuition (£): 724.00*

Exams (£): 33.00**

Concessions: 362.00***

Interview: Y

Course Summary

Studying this subject develops a positive attitude to health and emphasises the personal, social, environmental, economic and technological aspects of human biology.  Examples of applied aspects of the subject occur throughout the course.

Entry requirements

You will need to have an interview and be aged 19 years or over. You will need to have a good grasp of written English and comprehension. GCSE Science to at least a grade D would be beneficial.

Course Content

You will study:

  • Relationships between man, other organisms and the environment
  • Organisation and maintenance of the individual
  • Reproduction, growth and development.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is 75% by written examination and 25% by investigative coursework.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?


What can I do after this course?

Alongside other qualfications, this award can be used to gain access to some higher education courses. It is accepted as a suitable alternative to GCSE Science by some institutions.


* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
** Exam - This fee is to cover the cost of registration with the relevant awarding body.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

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