Do you have an interest in science and thinking about going into a scientific or medical profession? The exciting and broad study of A Level Biology allows you to learn about both genetics and ecology, alongside the causes and treatment of disease, and fundamental science that explains all living systems. You’ll study a wide range of fascinating topics, develop your ability to understand how science works, plan and carry out experiments, and develop your skills in interpreting data.

After your course, you could progress on to a degree in Biology, Physiology, Biomedical Science, Medicine, Sports Science or another Science-related area.

Depending on your route of study, it could lead you to a career as a Marine Biologist, Research Scientist, Biomedical Scientist, Speech and Language Therapist, Physiologist, Pharmacist, Doctor or an Ecologist.

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