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Biology (A Level) – Level 3

Level 3
2 Years
Full Time
MC6 Building
Biology students

Course overview

Biology literally means ‘the study of life’. A Level Biology is a dynamic subject, taught in a lively, enjoyable and varied way. Our motto is “Variety is the Spice of Life Science!”

Throughout the course you will carry out a range of practical investigations that will give you the skills and confidence analyse and evaluate data from experiments. Examples include; microscopy and mitosis, heart dissection, Microbiology (effects of antibiotics on bacteria), studying animal behaviour, factors affecting enzyme activity, chromatography of photosynthetic pigment and Urine analysis & diabetes.

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Explore A Levels

A Level students will be based in MC6, a modern, vibrant environment which promotes independent learning and study. The centre bridges the gap between school and university, with specialist classrooms and laboratories and open plan study and social spaces.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need to achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive support service and bursary scheme to help you through your studies. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone's throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.