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Our Online A-Level Biology Course aims to develop your understanding of how science contributes to the success of society. You will learn about different areas of biology and how they relate to each other. You will also learn how to demonstrate and apply your newly acquired knowledge of scientific ideas, process, techniques and procedures in a variety of contexts. Furthermore, you will analyse and evaluate a wide-range of scientific information, ideas and evidence.
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This course will teach you the AQA A-Level Biology syllabus (7402). You'll study 8 units:
For a full breakdown of course content, download the A-Level Biology Brochure.
All of your lessons and assessments are available on CloudPort - our Moodle-based learning environment (Moodle VLEs are used by most colleges and universities in the UK).
Start with lesson 1 and work through the course in a linear pathway or choose to jump to the section that you need. Your learning is completely flexible and allows you to set your programme of learning around the skills you need.
Submit assessments as you work through the course. Get instant results and feedback on activities to track your progress. Use these assessments as learning launchpads, allowing you to focus your time on the topics you need to brush up on.
You will have access to all course materials, assessments and tutor support for 24 months from the day of enrolment. Extensions are available for students who wish to study over a longer period.
You are not alone! You will be assigned a personal 1:1 tutor on your day of enrolment. Your tutor will remain by your side, throughout your learning journey until you get qualified.
All tutors are qualified teachers and subject matter specialists who will ensure you have the correct guidance and support when you need it. As a CloudLearn student you will have unlimited access to tutor support.
CloudLearn GCSEs and A-Levels are structured around formative assessments allowing you to test your knowledge as you work towards qualification. Before taking your exam you will submit a mock exam to give you the practise you need before the big day.
When ready we arrange your exam. We have agreements with exam centres all over the UK. Our students also take advantage of preferential pricing due to the volume of students we channel to exam centres.
As part of your enrolment service package we will make all the arrangements for your final exam. This includes locating a centre and booking the relevant exam/s. Exam fees are additional.
Exam fees can be bundled using the Exam Bundles drop down when adding to basket. Have a look on our Exams Page for a detailed explanation of this service.
The AQA A-Level Biology exam is available in May/June each year. It is assessed over 3 exam papers:
*Is it Optional for Me? Whilst being optional, 15% of your written grade will come from your knowledge of practical elements, so if you are looking to optimise your grade, you would be recommended to consider taking the practical lab assessment. If you plan to study a Science related degree at university it is likely you will require the practical endorsement.
We generally ask that you book written exams at least 6 months in advance, however subjects that includes NEA (A-Level Eng Lit & A-Level History), Practicals (A-Level Sciences), or Fieldwork (A-Level Geography) you are recommended to note the following deadlines for booking and give us at least 8 months booking notice.
Booking deadlines are 5-8 months prior to the exam date.
Booking your exam after the booking deadline will incur late fees (available for one month after deadline) and high late fees (available up until exam entry closure).
Choose to pay in full or spread the cost over our 6 months interest-free payment plans.
We offer longer payment plans of 12, 24, 36 or 48 months. These extended plans are subject to interest. For more details contact our student advisors on 0330 111 4006 or visit our payment plan page.
By taking part in our Online A-Level Biology Course, not only will you improve your knowledge and understanding of different areas of biology, but you will develop your cognitive, interpersonal and intrapersonal skills, which can be used in a wide-range of degrees and professions. You will improve your problem solving, critical thinking and decision making skills through interpreting ideas and evidence to reach conclusions and refine practical designs and procedures. You will also bolster your adaptability and reflective skills by applying your understanding of scientific ideas when handling both quantitative and qualitative data.
Additionally, by enabling you to appreciate how society makes decisions about scientific issues and how the sciences contribute to the success of the economy and society you will learn about the importance of open-mindedness, ethics, social responsibility and leadership. We also hope to show you the benefits of continuous learning and intellectual curiosity by inspiring a sustained enjoyment of, and interest in, the scientific world.
Therefore, the skills that you will acquire during the CloudLearn Online A-Level Biology Course can set you apart from your peers and put you on a path toward further learning or a successful career in a wide-range of professions.
Online A-Level Biology Course AQA