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    (Original post by sara_s01)
    Has anyone picked biology a level, if so, what do you think of it?
    I love it, out of the four i took its my favourite, its a lot more work and a lot more in depth but if you like biology, you'll definitely enjoy the a level! (I do WJEC btw)
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    (Original post by AshEntropy)
    I go to The University of Bradford. I really enjoy the BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science course here, it's very difficult but it's accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) and approved by the Health and Care Professions Council, so it's a LOT easier to become a Registered Biomedical Scientist when you graduate.

    I highly recommend that you only study BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science at a University that is IBMS Accredited if you are thinking of becoming a Biomedical Scientist.

    List of Universities that Offer IBMS Accredited Biomedical Science Undergraduate Degrees:

    The Robert Gordon University
    Bangor University
    University of Bedfordshire
    Queen’s University Belfast
    Aston University
    University of Bradford
    University of Brighton
    University of the West of England
    University of Abertay Dundee
    University of Essex
    Glasgow Caledonian University
    University of Strathclyde
    The University of Greenwich
    University of Hertfordshire
    University of Hull
    Keele University
    University of Kent at Canterbury
    Kingston University
    University of Lancaster
    De Montfort University
    Anglia Ruskin University
    Cardiff Metropolitan University
    University Chester
    Coventry University
    University of Lincoln
    Liverpool John Moores University
    University of East London
    London Metropolitan University
    Middlesex University
    Queen Mary, University of London
    University of Roehampton
    University of London, St George’s,
    University of Westminster
    Manchester Metropolitan
    Teesside University
    Northumbria University
    Nottingham Trent University
    Oxford Brookes University
    University of the West of Scotland
    University of Portsmouth
    University of Central Lancashire
    University of Plymouth
    University of Reading
    University of Salford
    Sheffield Hallam University
    Staffordshire University
    University of Sunderland
    University of Surrey
    York St. John University
    Ulster University
    University of Wolverhampton
    Thank you! You're the best
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    (Original post by HharryS)
    I am doing AQA biology and I quite like it. It's a lot 'nicer', apparently! I quite like how there is no more coursework, my grades in science at GCSE were being pulled down due to my coursework in science.
    Same here
    That and how some teachers thought that throwing facts at us was the best way to teach plus some who thought teaching us the wrong thing was the way to go!
    Luckily I have great teachers this year!
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    Its annoying to revise. But it's more interesting than chemistry (except organic).

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    (Original post by shohaib712)
    Its annoying to revise. But it's more interesting than chemistry (except organic).

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    Some of the content in Chemistry is horrifically boring, especially at A2.
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    I have finished AS biology, i find it very interesting, unlike GCSE biology, which although i got an A*, i found boring.
    It's quite a jump from gcse though
    what's your gcse biology grade? and how did you find it?
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    (Original post by Charlotte458)
    I'm really enjoying it actually. Some parts are hard but I'm just trying to learn as much as possible as I go along. My teacher is amazing too which helps
    Very good teachers can make a HUGE difference! You're very lucky!x
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    (Original post by MolesterStallone)
    I have finished AS biology, i find it very interesting, unlike GCSE biology, which although i got an A*, i found boring.
    It's quite a jump from gcse though
    what's you're gcse biology grade? and how did you find it?
    GCSE biology was meh.
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    (Original post by sunshine774)
    GCSE biology was meh.
    Hahaha, It was the same for me too. However if you find Biology in general boring or difficult, i suggest not taking it in A level
    I had a mate who wasn't interested in Biology but took it in A level anyway, he ended up getting an E, although he got an A* in GCSE bio. no ****!
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    Im in A2 now and i love it!! Its very interesting but it requires a lot of hard work and memorization so prepare yourself for that.. im doing chemistry and maths too xxxxx
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    (Original post by MolesterStallone)
    Hahaha, It was the same for me too. However if you find Biology in general boring or difficult, i suggest not taking it in A level
    I had a mate who wasn't interested in Biology but took it in A level anyway, he ended up getting an E, although he got an A* in GCSE bio. no ****!
    Oh no I'm already in yr 12. I do maths, chemistry and economics so no biology for me! Yeah I'm not really surprised a levels are MUCH harder than GCSE'S. If you're not interested, then you have no motivation to revise so you're screwed!
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    (Original post by sunshine774)
    Very good teachers can make a HUGE difference! You're very lucky!x
    I agree 100%. Unfortunately my psychology teacher is not the best. shes lovely but shes the head of sixth form so very busy and therefore not always the best teacher
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    (Original post by Charlotte458)
    I agree 100%. Unfortunately my psychology teacher is not the best. shes lovely but shes the head of sixth form so very busy and therefore not always the best teacher
    Yes that sometimes happens- my chem teacher LITERALLY copies word for word from the textbook and doesn't explain anything, although she's a lovely woman. But still...
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    (Original post by sunshine774)
    Yes that sometimes happens- my chem teacher LITERALLY copies word for word from the textbook and doesn't explain anything, although she's a lovely woman. But still...
    Yeah thats annoying! Im pretty much having to do that for psychology so i learn something! Ive got mocks coming up soon and im so nervous because they use these grades for your uni predictions so im terrified aha!
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    (Original post by Charlotte458)
    Yeah thats annoying! Im pretty much having to do that for psychology so i learn something! Ive got mocks coming up soon and im so nervous because they use these grades for your uni predictions so im terrified aha!
    OMG same! I practically have to teach the chem course to myself!
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    (Original post by Charlotte458)
    Yeah thats annoying! Im pretty much having to do that for psychology so i learn something! Ive got mocks coming up soon and im so nervous because they use these grades for your uni predictions so im terrified aha!
    Honestly though, if you work hard I'm sure you'll do really well! Best of luck!x
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    It's my fave tied with chem.
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    (Original post by sunshine774)
    OMG same! I practically have to teach the chem course to myself!
    So annoying! theres so much evaluation needed in psych its ridiculous!
    Thank you! Just want to get into a good uni really!
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    (Original post by Charlotte458)
    So annoying! theres so much evaluation needed in psych its ridiculous!
    Thank you! Just want to get into a good uni really!
    Same!x Don't worry, we WILL do it!
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    (Original post by sara_s01)
    Has anyone picked biology a level, if so, what do you think of it?
    I'm currently studying applied science and BTEC's have now introduced exams into there modules, the biology which I am currently studying is just like AS and will be like A2 next year as my teacher said all the questions will be slected from A-level papers to be honest I like it and my tutor makes the best notes so everything is totally understandable,
 
 
 
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