Biology - GCSE

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Course Code : UOL38
Format : Online
Accreditation : Edexcel
Suggested Duration : 12 Months
Level : GCSE

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Course Description

Biology IGCSE

The IGCSE Biology distance learning programme has been designed to help meet the needs of people who would like an introduction to this exciting subject. You may choose to complete this course to complete further study at A-Level. You will find it challenging yet highly rewarding. Our IGCSE qualification will offer learners a broad introduction to the main topics of this challenging subject area.

The Edexcel IGCSE course allows students to gain knowledge and an understanding of biological facts, as well as principals and also concepts required for use in new and changing situations. Learners will also gain an understanding of the importance of accurate experimental work to scientific methods and reporting from hypothesis.

You will also need to test design experiments for sustainability and development, and the study of living organisms with regards to their biological knowledge, benefits and weaknesses of scientific and technological developments. This includes those linked to environmental, social and also economic issues.

The Edexcel IGCSE in Biology includes two external assessed papers in order to gain the qualification including:

Biology Paper 1 Biology

Paper 2: Biology Paper 1 Paper code: 4BI0/1B (66% of the total IGCSE marks)

Externally assessed Availability: January and June series

Overview content:

Section 1: The nature and variety of living organisms

Section 2: Structures and functions in living organisms

Section3: Reproduction and inheritance

Section 4: Ecology and the environment

Section 5: Use of biological resources 

Overview of assessment: The paper is assessed through a two-hour examination paper set and marked by Edexcel.

The total number of marks is 120. Biology Paper 2 Paper code: 4BI0/2B (33% of the total IGCSE marks)

Externally assessed Availability: January and June series First assessment: June 2011 Overview of content: 

Section 1: The nature and variety of living organisms

Section 2: Structure and functions in living organisms

Section 3: Reproduction and inheritance

Section 4: Ecology and the environment

Section 5: use of biological resources

Overview of the assessment: The paper is assessed through a one-hour examination paper set and marked by Edexcel. The total number of marks is 60.

 

Previous Knowledge Required

There is no study required prior to access any of our IGCSE courses. It is essential that students have literacy and numeracy skills.  

 

Support

The course is provided to you as a online based version. Students will receive study materials which will assist you though the assessment process. You will be assigned a personal tutor who will be on hand to answer any questions or queries you may have throughout the duration of the course. Your tutor will review and mark your work and provide you with feedback. 

 

Assessment

Students are required to complete a series of written assignments which will be reviewed and marked by your assigned personal tutor. They will also provide you with feedback on your work. You are not required to submit your self-assessed exercises to your tutor as they are in place to help you measure your personal progress. 

 

Awarding Organisation

Edexcel is part of Pearson. This is the world’s leading learning company which has educational heritage rooted in names like Longman, Heinemann and Prentice Hall. Edexcel is known for being the UK’s largest awarding organisation. They provide academic and vocational qualifications and testing to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and internationally.

 

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