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GCSE Science - Biology (19+)

Course code: VPAD302P

Subject area: Science

Study level: Part Time

Course level: 2

Course details

6:00pm - 9:00pm


6th Oct 2022 - 25th May 2023

Abingdon Campus

Contact details

01235 555 585

GCSE Biology is the study of living organisms and their structure, life-cycles, adaptations and environment.

Subject content
1. Cell biology
2. Organisation
3. Infection and response
4. Bioenergetics
5. Homeostasis and response
6. Inheritance, variation and evolution
7. Ecology
8. Key ideas

Access to HE Healthcare Professions or Science
An interview is required. It is beneficial to have studied Science and Maths previously. You are required to have an English language level of IETLS 5.0 or equivalent.
If you are in paid employment and paid less than £18,525 a year, or unemployed, in receipt of a benefit eg Universal Credit, JSA, ESA, Housing Benefit or Income Support, and looking to use the course to find work then you should be eligible for a reduction.

As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate. Bursaries may also available to cover the cost of some trips.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

16 - 18 Fee

19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £811.00
Exam Fee: £40.00

Total Cost: £851.00

19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00