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Online Biology A level - AS

Online Biology A level - AS level

Study of biology can lead on to a variety of rewarding career paths. It is essential if you want to pursue a degree in medicine, biology, botany, zoology, or any other relevant branch. Moreover, the Biology studies include aspects of science that are relevant to everyday life and therefore appropriate for adult learning and the skills you learn through this course are valuable in a number of other careers.

 


Course Fee: £ 450

About Our AS-Level in Biology Course

Biology is the study of life, encompassing ecology, microbiology, molecular biology, botany, zoology & anatomy. Biologists study the natural world, understanding how all living things including humans, animals and plants function and how they interact with the world around them. Moreover, the AS-level in Biology course includes aspects of science that are relevant to everyday life, therefore, studying biology helps learners develop lifelong skills of scientific enquiry especially when practicing or discussing health and care issues. 

Studying biology is an essential choice if you plan to go on to study medicine, dentistry, pharmaceuticals, nursing, physiotherapy, biomedical sciences biochemistry, Environmental science, Zoology or Oceanography, then studying Biology at A Level is a vital first step. 

Studying our online AS level Biology B by Pearson-Edexcel is an appropriate course for teaching delivery through distance learning and for sitting for the formal examinations. Once you have completed your course, you will have prepared yourself to attend an external formal examinations in any Pearson-Edexcel approved examination centers across the UK. If you are living outside the UK, we recommend you checking with the nearest British Council branch to you if they offer exams service, in most cases they do.

Accreditation and Course Code

Our online AS level Biology course prepares you to sit for Pearson-Edexcel examination in any Pearson-Edexcel approved examination center across the UK, or if you are an overseas then you can either sit for the exams of this course in any of Pearson-Edexcel approved exam centers in your country of residence or in the nearest British Council branch to you. The full name of the qualifications is:

Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Advanced Subsidiary GCE in Biology B (8BI0)

Entry Requirements

Academic requirement: We recommend for candidates planning to join this course to have a minimum prerequisite including Any of the below:

  1. Have passed successfully your GCSE biology
  2. Or if have passed successfully grade 10 school level in your country.

English language requirement: If your first language is English then you may skip this section.  

If your first language is Not English and you wish to enrol in our GCSE courses then you are required to take our free online English proficiency test, just follow the on-screen instructions to the end. To take the English proficiency test please click here and indicate your marks in the comment section of your Application.

Progession

The AS level biology provides progression to A2-levels Biology. Alternatively, gaining AS level biology qualifications together with another 2 to 3 other A-level qualifications can lead to admission to university first year direct entry to relevant degrees.

Another progression option for the students, to join the AS level biology with 4 GCSE qualifications and apply for a direct entry to University Foundation-year to relevant degrees.

Course Content

The course is designed to prepare students for the Pearson-Edexcel examination in the AS-level Biology B qualification, exam code 8BI0. Topics you will learn in our online AS level Biology B course including:

Topic 1: Biological Molecules

  • Chemistry for Life
  • Biological Molecules 1
  • Biological Molecules 2
  • Enzymes

Topic 2: Cells and Viruses

  • Eukaryotic Cells
  • Prokaryotic Cells
  • Eukaryotic Cell Division - Mitosis
  • Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction

Examination Centres

It is very important for you to know that your formal exams are externally assessed; that means you won’t be examined by OBA when you complete your study but by the examiner board i.e. by Pearson-Edexcel for this course. The marks you achieve in your formal exams counts by 100% toward your qualifications while the ongoing internal exams you take with OBA do not contribute towards your qualification marks.

Where Do I Take My Formal Exams After I Finish My Course?

In any approved Exams Centres including the following:

1) For Pearson-Edexcel Approved Exams Centres in the UK:  to find an approved exam centre nearby you please follow this link here

 

2) For Students Living Outside the UK: you will need to contact the British Council at your country of residence to ask them if you can register for Pearson-Edexcel exams. Ensure you inform them that you are a private-candidate i.e. a student studying through distance-learning. To find more information about the British Council click here then choose your country from the dropdown menu. 

What your Course Fees Covers and Doesn’t Cover

What is Your Subscription Covers?

1- Twelve-month enrolment for your AS-Level. 
2- Access to OBA School online eLearning platform where you find your course tutorials and the materials resources.
3- Frequent pre-scheduled online live classes.
4- Following up with you your internal exams, marking and feedback.
5- Responding to your inquiries and concern and providing you with personal tutor to full up with you your study progress and provides you with guidance on various essential matters.
6- An access to the student forum of the course you are enrolled in.

What is Your Subscription Does Not Covers?

Course fees do NOT include examinations or arrangement fees which required to sit for your formal exams and are paid for either the examination centre whether it is Pearson-Edexcel Examination Approved Centre or the British Council in your country of residence.

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Payment & Monthly Instalments

The Below Payment Option Applies Only to the UK Resident Only
For instalment plan, you may spread the course fee over 10 months with each payment equals to £45 with 0% interest. If this option suits you, you may submit your application for the course by clicking the green button below then after the submission set your direct debit payment plan through GOCARDLESS button below for the AS level Biology: