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CIE A-Level Biology is an essential course for those planning to pursue a career in medicine, work with animals or in the marine environment. While studying this course you will explore biological molecules, genetic information and energy transfers you will go on to understand how this impacts how organisms respond to their environment, genetic populations and the control of gene expressions.

A-Level Biology is a great course to study in preparation for studying medicine or other scientific degrees at university.

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Online CIE A-Level Biology Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I study the course? Online.
Where can I study from? UK or International.
How long is the course? 1 or 2 years.
Are there entry requirements? No.
What certificate do I get? CIE A-Level Biology
What can I do with the qualification? Study degree qualifications or higher level Diplomas.
What level is the course? Equivalent to Level 3 Diplomas, USA Advanced Placement Program, Matriculation Certificate.
Are exams included? No, you have to book these separately.
When can I enrol? At any time.

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Your online CIE A-Level Biology course will come with full tutor support for the length of your studies. You will have access through an online learning portal to all materials and information that you need to study and learn in preparation for your examinations.

Although designed as a course to cover 2 years of study, you do have the option as a distance learning student to complete the course and sit the examinations in a year or less should you prefer.

Examinations for CIE A-Level Biology are held every year in the June and November examination period. If you need more help or advice regarding studying this course, contact one of our helpful team for more assistance.

CIE A-Level Biology Syllabus

This course will cover the following areas of study:

  • Cells as the units of lifeA cell is the basic unit of life and all organisms are composed of one or more cells. There are two
    fundamental types of cell: prokaryotic and eukaryotic.Biochemical processes

    Cells are dynamic: biochemistry and molecular biology help to explain how and why cells function as
    they do.

    DNA, the molecule of heredity

    Cells contain the molecule of heredity, DNA. Heredity is based on the inheritance of genes.

    Natural selection

    Natural selection is the major mechanism to explain the theory of evolution.

    Organisms in their environment

    All organisms interact with their biotic and abiotic environment.

    Observation and experiment

    The different fields of biology are intertwined and cannot be studied in isolation: observation and
    enquiry, experimentation and fieldwork are fundamental to biology.

Examination Information

  • CIE A-Level examinations are available both in the UK and Internationally.
  • Examination period is available in June and November examination period.
  • CIE A-Level Biology course code: 9700