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Online GCSE Biology Course Edexcel

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January 2019 exam places are still available - High Late Fees apply.

Our Online GCSE Biology Course is the international version or IGCSE. The IGCSE course aims to give students a knowledge and understanding of biological facts, concepts and principles, while developing experimental skills. Students will also learn to form hypotheses and design experiments to test them. This is the same qualification you would achieve at school or college.

iconThe same IGCSE qualification you'd get in school or college
iconUnlimited 1:1 support from your Biology tutor
iconFast-track - get the qualification when you need it
iconStudy 24/7, 365 on your phone, tablet or laptop
Course Ref: OGCSEBIO
£285£310
Study Time: 120 hours
Tutor Support: 12 months

Study Options

CloudLearn allows you to create your own combination of learning and examination resources.

Choose from online only or printed study materials. Choose course only or bundle the cost of your exam at one of our exam centres in Bolton, Coventry or London.

Exam centres are available in other locations subject to availability and additional costs. Take advantage of one of our payment plans to spread the cost of your exams to make this as affordable as possible.

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Entry Requirements

You don’t need any previous qualifications to study this IGCSE course.

Course Topics

This course will teach you the Edexcel IGCSE Biology syllabus (4BI1). You’ll study 5 units:

  • Nature and variety of living organism
  • Structures and functions in living organisms
  • Reproduction and inheritance
  • Ecology and the environment
  • Use of biological resources

For a full breakdown of course content, download the IGCSE Biology Brochure.

How You Will Study

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 in 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.

Your Own Dedicated Tutor

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 specialist ensure you have the correct guidance and support when you need it. As a CloudLearn student you have unlimited access to tutor support.

Assessment And Examination

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 Edexcel IGCSE Biology exam is available in January and May/June each year. It is assessed over 2 exam papers:

  • Paper 1 4BI1/1B - 2 hour exam
  • Paper 2 4BI1/2B - 1 hour 15 min exam

We generally ask that you book written exams at least 6 months in advance.

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).

Fast-track Your Learning

Some students will study for the exam over a period of months or years, as they dictate their own study schedule. We do however have students who will study intensively and prepare in a matter of weeks. You are only constrained by the exam diet. GCSE exams are available in May/June of each year, with core subjects also assessed in January.

Guaranteed Pass

We are so confident in the CloudLearn model of study that we guarantee you will pass your exam. As long as you do what we recommend, we offer a full money-back guarantee.

Why Enrol With CloudLearn

  • The UK’s only GCSE and A-Level specialist
  • Study at your pace, where and when you want
  • Study interactively on any device
  • We guarantee your exam pass
  • We arrange your exams
  • Our flexible study, unlimited support, and interest-free payment plans allow you to fit learning around your busy schedule
  • That’s why we support thousands of students every year, to get the GCSEs they need to prosper.

Payment Options

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.

Career Pathways

Biology is an essential course of study should you wish to pursue a career in science or medicine or if you are considering higher level study in any of the natural sciences. However, by studying with CloudLearn you will acquire a unique skill set that will set you apart from other candidates in your field of study or on your chosen career-path. For example, you will discover how to be an adaptive and innovative thinker by creatively using biological facts, concepts and principles in new and changing situations.

Additionally, you will learn the importance of open-mindedness and social responsibility, through evaluating, in terms of their biological knowledge and understanding, the benefits and drawbacks of scientific and technological developments, including those related to social, environmental and economic issues.

Furthermore, you will vastly improve your ability to analyse and communicate through learning how to convey information about complex biological processes and techniques. 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. These skills are just a few that you will learn during the CloudLearn GCSE Biology Course that will make you an ideal candidate for any degree or profession.

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