BSc Honours

Biology A Level

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Course delivery:

Classroom based

Course duration?

390 5

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Module 1 - Development of practical skills in biology

Module 2 - Foundations in biology

Cell structure

Biological molecules

Nucleotides and nucleic acids


Biological membranes

Cell division, cell diversity and cellular organisation

Module 3 - Exchange and transport

Exchange surfaces

Transport systems in animals

Transport systems in plants
Module 4 - Biodiversity, evolution and disease

Communicable diseases, disease prevention and the immune system


Classification and evolution

Module 5 - Communication, homeostasis and energy

Communication and homeostasis

Excretion as an example of homeostatic control

Neuronal communication

Hormonal communication

Plant and animal responses


Module 6 - Genetics, evolution and ecosystems

Cellular control

Patterns of inheritance

Manipulating genomes

Cloning and biotechnology


Populations and sustainability

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