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Biology (A Level) for Adults 19+

Course Overview

Entry requirements

5 x GCSEs grade 5 or above including English, maths and science.

All applicants must also provide a reference, take an entry test and undergo an interview to confirm their suitability for the intensive programme.


19+ students can now study a range of A-Levels on our one year A Level Intensive Programme.

If you have already obtained a Level 3 qualification and are looking to gain more UCAS points, or you have missed out on your university course of choice by not achieving the right A Level results in the required subject, then our Intensive A Level programme is designed for you to complete a full A Level within a year.

If you are under the age of 19, we would typically recommend our two-year A Level programme. However, if you are aged 18 or above and have demonstrated attainment at an advanced level, you may be considered for our intensive programme, even if you are new to the subject.

The A Level Biology course is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of biology. The course covers a wide range of topics, including cell biology, genetics, ecology, and evolution. You will gain a thorough grounding in key biological concepts and principle, and focus on developing critical thinking and analytical skills.

Whether you're looking to pursue a career in biology or simply curious about the natural world, the A Level Biology course provides an excellent opportunity to explore this exciting field.

Key topics:

  • development of practcal skills in biology
  • foundatons in biology
  • exchange and transport
  • biodiversity, evoluton and disease
  • communicaton, homeostasis and energy
  • genetics, evoluton and ecosystems

The Attlee A Level Academy is located in East London and is well-connected via excellent transportation links. We offer a wide range of A Levels, along with a GCSE program for post-16 students. Our academy is a diverse community that warmly welcomes students from across London and Essex, as well as international students from Europe.

Our students benefit from expert teachers, small class sizes and modern facilities, which include up-to-date classrooms, IT suites, and labs. At the Attlee A Level Academy, we have established robust partnerships with large corporations, and our students receive support from well-known companies such as Santander, UBS, Morgan Stanley, and the NHS. Additionally, each student is paired with a professional mentor working in medicine, finance, law or other fields who will help them to network and will offer invaluable careers advice and guidance on university and job applications. Moreover, we work closely with Russell Group universities who provide visiting lecturers and campus visits.

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What Can This Course Lead To

A Levels can significantly boost your employment prospects or enable you
to progress to university to study a range of undergraduate courses leading to
careers in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacology, Finance and Law amongst many

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