A Level

A Level Biology

Our A Level in Biology allows students to develop relevant practical skills alongside essential knowledge and understanding of a range of biological concepts and scientific methods. Biological mathematics and problem-solving skills will also be integrated into teaching and learning.

Assessment Overview

Content is in six modules:

Module 1: Development of practical skills in biology

Module 2: Foundations in biology

Module 3: Exchange and transport

Module 4: Biodiversity, evolution and disease

Module 5: Communication, homeostasis and energy

Module 6: Genetics, evolution and ecosystems

Component Marks Duration Weighting
Biological processes (01) 100 2 hours 15 mins 37%
Assesses content from modules 1, 2, 3 and 5
Biological diversity (02) 100 2 hours 15 mins 37%
Assesses content from modules 1, 2, 4 and 6
Unified biology (03) 70 1 hour 30 mins 26%
Assesses content from all modules (1 to 6)

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