AS and A Level Biology online course overview

Students of the Edexcel A Level Biology online course will be expected to demonstrate and apply the knowledge, understanding and skills described in the content for each topic below. In addition, they will be expected to analyse, interpret and evaluate a range of scientific information, ideas and evidence using their knowledge, understanding and skills.

  • Biological Molecules
  • Cells, Viruses and Reproduction of Living Things
  • Classification and Biodiversity; Exchange and Transport
  • Energy for Biological Processes; Origins of Genetic Variation
  • Microbiology and Pathogens; Modern Genetics; Ecosystems

Students of A Level Biology online will sit three written papers. Additional practical components will be available to achieve the practical endorsement that goes alongside the A-Level qualification, to gain a certificate of competency.

Prior

There are no prior learning or other requirements for this qualification. Students who would benefit most from studying this qualification are likely to have a Level 2 qualification such as a GCSE in Double Award Science or Biology.

Progression

Students can progress from this qualification to:

  • A range of different relevant academic or vocational higher education qualifications
  • Employment in a relevant sector
  • Further training

Fee Information:

Students based in the UK have the option to pay annually, per term or monthly. International students based outside the UK cannot pay monthly.

UK

Subject:

Biology (UK exams)

Qualifications:

AS and A Level

Exam board:

Edexcel

Duration:

1 year for AS Level with an additional year for A Level

Delivery method:

Online, real-time classrooms, 24/7 access to curriculum

Start date:

September

Exam Details:

All exams will be supervised and sat at an examination hall local to you

Additional information:

The UK version can only be sat by students who live permanently in the UK.

Course fee:

Pupils can choose A Level Biology and add other A Levels for an added fee per subject, per year. Find out more.

International

Subject:

International Biology

Qualifications:

AS and A Level

Exam board:

Edexcel International

Duration:

1 year for AS Level Biology with an additional year for A Level Biology online

Delivery method:

Online, real-time classrooms, 24/7 access to curriculum

Start date:

September

Additional information:

The international version can only be sat be students who live permanently outside of the UK.

Course fee:

Pupils can choose A Level Biology and add other A Levels for an added fee per subject, per year. Find out more.

Know more about your course fees

We have several fee packages and options, with differing levels of commitment to suit most circumstances. In most cases parents have the option to pay in instalments, spreading the cost of the investment.