Biology is a key A level subject for lots of STEM careers, particularly in healthcare, medicine and jobs involving plants or animals. The list includes Doctor, Clinical molecular geneticist, Nature conservation officer, Pharmacologist, Research scientist, Vet, Secondary school teacher, Marine biologist, Dentist.
Paper 1 is based on the topics studied in year 12 and is worth 35% of the overall qualification.
Paper 2 is based on the topics studied in year 13 and is worth 35% of the overall qualification.
Paper 3 is a synoptic paper in which all A-level content is assessed. This is worth 30% of the overall qualification.
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