The GCSE Science course involves 30 weeks of intense study in Biology. There are 2 written exams worth 50% each.

You can study at 2 different levels and this will be discussed with your tutor. The levels available are:

  • Foundation leading to grades C - G
  • Higher leading to grades A* - C. 

The modules you will complete are:

  • Bioenergetics
  • Organisation
  • Cell Biology
  • Infection and Response
  • Ecology
  • Inheritance, variation and evolution

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone who needs a grade C or above for their chosen career e.g. teaching, midwifery, nursing or any adult who has a genuine interest in Science and wishes to obtain a qualification in Biology.

Why study GCSE Biology?

By completing GCSE biology you may wish to pursue a career in the following areas - nursing, midwifery, teaching or laboratory work.


Please contact the Admissions Team by calling 0161 666 8215 or emailing