Biology 1

Why Biology?

A Level Biology is a highly respected subject and is placed on the Russell Group’s list of ‘facilitating’ subjects. Studying A Level Biology is essential to progress in most medical degrees, such as biology, medicine, biomedical sciences, dentistry, dietetics, physiotherapy, orthoptics and many more. Achieving a good grade in this subject will demonstrate to future employers that you are dedicated and have efficient time management – there is a lot to learn!

About the course

In this subject you will explore the theories and principles involved in living systems. Students will gain an understanding of how people make decisions about scientific issues, and some of the ways in which the scientific community contributes to the success of the economy and society.
If you are interested in understanding how we evolved, impacts of pollution on the world, animal care and conservation programmes, natural resources, and many more exciting topics – then this is the subject for you.


  • University
  • Higher/Degree Apprenticeship
  • Employment