Sixth Form Centre - Mini Prospectus 2024

BIOLOGY IDEAL IF  You are interested in the fascinating world inside our cells and the dynamic interactions between living organisms and their environment.  You want to progress to a scientific, medical or health related career. WHAT YOU WILL STUDY You will learn about the intricate complexity of cells including roles of biological molecules such as enzymes and DNA. You will understand how animal and plant organ systems work as well as processes such as genetics, natural selection and conservation. There is a large practical emphasis, teaching you experimentation techniques as well as how to analyse and evaluate data. FUTURE Surgeon, vet, dentist, research scientist, nurse, physiotherapist, geneticist, neurologist, pharmacist. IT GOES WELL WITH A-level Chemistry, Maths, Physics, Psychology as well as Health and Social Care. We strongly advise studying AS Core Maths alongside this course if Maths is not already one of your A-level choices. SUBJECT-SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS GCSEs 9-5 in Maths and Science. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS STANDARD 3 A-LEVEL PROGRAMME A minimum of four subjects at GCSE grade 5 or higher, with GCSE English Language and Maths at a minimum of grade 4. Additional entry requirements for specific subjects are listed on their individual pages. SUBJECT GUIDE For more information about our courses, facilities and staff, please check our Sixth Form Centre section on our website. Progression possibilities on each page are only intended to be indicative. We know that A-level students progress onto a huge variety of careers, and many of the jobs which our current students will end up doing do not even exist yet. 21 MINI PROSPECTUS 2024 20