Biology A2 – Distance Learning with Tutorials
This course allows students to complete the second year of the GCE Biology A level qualification. It has the convenience and flexibility of being delivered mostly by distance learning.
Student support comprises of:
Two hour group induction workshop in September 2017.
Six laboratory based study workshops of two and a half hours duration in the evenings. The six study workshops will include experiments 7-12 of the 12 compulsory experiments required for the new full A level qualification. Pre exam workshops just prior to the external A level examinations. In addition, students can have up to five hours individual support via email, telephone, Skype or face to face.
Course Structure & Teaching Methods Course Structure & Teaching MethodsLearning will be mostly by student self-study using a dedicated textbook with online support and an extensive range of resources available through the college's Virtual Learning Environment (ebrock). It is therefore essential to have access to the internet.
Assessment AssessmentThe course followed is the Eduqas syllabus. All students will be entered for the A level examinations. The A level assessment comprises 3 examinations containing multiple choice, short answers and extended response questions set in May/June 2018. Full course details can be found on the daytime sixth form subject sheet; www.brock.ac.uk and also at www.eduqas.co.uk
Information & Support Information & SupportExperienced and competent staff at our adult learning centres can help you decide on your course and progression options. If you feel you would benefit from more in depth career advice, please contact https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspxPractical help and advice is also provided to assist students with any kind of disability or individual need, including people for whom English is not their first language. Please contact our centre staff to discuss your needs prior to starting your course.Available Dates and LocationsPlease contact us to register your interest for the next available start date.
Progression Opportunities Progression OpportunitiesCompletion of the A Level allows progression onto university or employment.
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