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

How to apply

Please call 0161 666 8215, email or click here to view our enrolment dates.