This IGCSE Biology is a fantastic overview of the subject, allowing you to study online from anywhere that is convenient for you. You will cover interesting topics like nature and variety of living organisms, reproduction and inheritance and use of biological resources.
All our course features:
Expert tuition by a fully qualified teacher.
The course has been written for us by our tutor who has based the materials on the best practices available in teaching and learning. Included in your one year access to the online course are:
- Interactive, online lessons.
- Embedded videos
- Integrated assessments giving immediate feedback
- Tutor Marked Assessments based on past papers
- Discussion forums
- Tutor messaging/ help system
- Progress monitor
Who is this course for?
This course is for anyone wishing to gain a GCSE in biology and is suitable both for returning learners and those engaging with biology for the first time.
The course has been created to help students overcome any fears they may have about science and any lack of self confidence. In fact, the course creates success by focusing on increasing the confidence of learners.
Please note, you will need to arrange your own exams with an exam centre.
The exam centre will charge a fee; this should be in the range of £80 - 120, depending on the exam centre.
Most schools and colleges are happy to take private candidates for the exams.
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I'm from Northern Ireland can I do this course and sit exams in northern Ireland?
Hi Yes, You would sit it an exam centre that deals with EDEXCEL.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
what are the advantages of paying for these courses, and how can I actual take advantage of that.
Hi Steve You have complete access to a fully featured online course with built in videos and interactive assessments, a discussion forum and a direct messaging system to an expert tutor. The built in assessments are a very good way of re-practising your skills to develop mastery. In addition there are tutor marked assessments that give you a good benchmark on your readiness to sit the exam. absorbonlinelearning teamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I want to do my teacher training (PGCE) but I need to retake my GCSE Science. Would a university accept an IGCSE?
Hi L Yes they would. It is a universally recognised qualification and has exactly the same value as an ordinary GCSE. absorbonlinelearning teamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi. Where would I do my examination, please?
Hi Leah You would do it at a local school or college or private candidate exam centre. Google EDEXCEL Private Candidate Centres and you will get a link to an interactive map. The map doesn't show everywhere so it is best to also phone round schools and colleges. absorbonlinelearning teamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hello how much are the extras that I would need with the gcse biology and can I pay in instalments?
Hi. The only extras you have are for the exam. Your pay an exam centre to sit the exam. I'm afraid Reed does not have any instalment plans. absorbonlinelearning teamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Is this course certified in Egypt's universities ?
Hi The course is internationally recognised. I would expect that it would be. However, I suggest that you check directly with some universities to make sure. Absorbonlinelearning teamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
How long does this course take to learn/complete? If I pass exam will it count as my compulsory Eng Math and Science GCSE to apply for a law degree?
Hi Yes it will count just the same. Each GCSE is rated as 120 hours of study. You can complete it in 12 weeks if you study 10 hours a week. The exams take place twice a year in January and May/June. absorbonlinelearning teamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi, is there any course work for the biology GCSE?
Hi Gemma You will be relieved to hear that the answer is no. There are two written papers Paper 1 is 2 hours and paper 2 is 1 hour. Are you needing this for a career move? Absorb Online Learning TeamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Yasmin Hussain asked:
Hi please could you tell me where the exam takes place, and cost for exam
Hi Yasmin You can sit the exam in many exam centres across the country. These are schools, colleges and other institutions. To find them you should Google EDEXCEL Private Candidate Exam Centres. It can cost anything from £100 upwards to sit the exam depending on the centre. Absorb Student Support Team.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I wish to study biology with you. Is it useful to study mental health nursing in the university as science is one of the requirements. How soon
Hi. Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. We are having our website rebuilt. To answer your question the A level Biology course is a good foundation for any nursing course. Regards, Lana.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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