GCSE Biology | Brighton

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Course Type: Adult GCSEs Campus: Central Brighton Campus Awarding Body: AQA Fees (September 2022): £457.00

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Biology is the study of living organisms. This one-year course will provide you with a strong foundation for understanding the science of living things, life processes and the impact of humans on the natural environment. GCSE Biology will give you the qualification needed to enter professions such as nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy, teaching and sport psychology and coaching.

Biology plays an important role in the understanding of complex forms of life involving humans, animals and plants. The teaching and learning on this course will encourage scientific thinking and will give you the chance to gain a good understanding of fundamental biological concepts and principles.

The lessons will involve a mixture of practical and theory lessons, allowing you to apply your knowledge by solving a range of problems.

Fees: £457

We have classes in morning, afternoon and evening and all classes last for 2.5 hours – details given at interview.

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees
FE0659-1C September 2022 Central Brighton We have classes in morning, afternoon and evening and all classes last for 2.5 hours – details given at interview. 36 weeks £457.00

Entry requirements

Your core maths skills will be assessed at interview to see if you are at the correct level for this course. If not, we will advise you on the pre-GCSE courses we have available.

Entry requirements

Cost & Finance

Course is free if you meet the following criteria

You may not have to pay any fees if you will be aged 19 or over when you begin this course and:

  • You are in receipt of Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) or Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • OR you are receiving a means tested benefit, earning less than £345 per month (take home) if you are a sole claimant or £552 a month if you have a joint claim with your partner, and are completing the course to improve your employability
  • OR if you are working and earn less than £18,525 per year (gross pay)

You will need to provide evidence and sign a declaration when you enrol.

Subsidised fees

If the above does not apply to you, you may still be eligible for a subsidised fee. For more information, please speak to our Admissions team: admissions@gbmc.ac.uk | 01273 667704

If you will be aged 19-23 when your course begins and you have not already achieved a full Level 2 or above, you may not have to pay any fees. For more information, please speak to our Admissions team: admissions@gbmc.ac.uk | 01273 667704

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