HUMAN BIOLOGY - AS and A-Level
Exam Board: OCR
Course Entry Requirements:
Grade BB Dual Science or Bs in Single Science GCSEs, and a Grade B in Maths.
What is the course about?
This course would suit students taking AS Level PE and wanting to study Sports Science at University, as well as students who want to take just the one Science subject.
How is the course assessed?
AS: Students sit two exams (F221; F222) in the summer exam window and are assessed on practical skills during lessons (quantitative, qualitative and evaluative) via assessments which are set by the exam board (F223).
A2: Students sit two exams (F224; F225) in the summer exam window and are assessed on practical skills through an independent extended investigation.
How will the course be taught?
The teaching combines directed learning, class discussion, student presentations, private study, independent learning, use of IT and experimental and investigative work. Work books and text books are provided and students will be regularly tested to support their progress and develop exam technique.
Careers in Sports Science and Physical Education, Medicine, Physiotherapy, Radiology, Dentistry, Environmental Health, Pathology, Osteopathy, Pharmacy, Biochemistry, Nursing, Medical research.
Who should I contact for more information?
Miss G Jephcote: Subject Leader
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