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IGCSE Biology Distance Learning Course

IGCSE Biology Distance Learning Course

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Course Description


ABOUT THIS COURSE
This IGCSE Biology Home Study Distance Learning course from Learning247 is designed to help meet the needs of those who want an introduction to this challenging subject either with a view to further study at A Level or simply to supplement a portfolio of IGCSE/GCSE subjects. This qualification will provide you with a broad introduction to the key components of this exciting and challenging field.

COURSE DETAILS
  • Course Length - 12 Months
  • Award Received - IGCSE in Biology
  • Course Code: UIGC07

COURSE DESCRIPTION
The Edexcel IGCSE in Biology enables students to:
    • acquire knowledge and understanding of biological facts, concepts and principles
    • develop an appreciation of the significance of biological facts, concepts and principles and the skills needed for their use in new and changing situations
    • appreciate the importance of accurate experimental work to scientific method and reporting
    • form hypotheses and design experiments to test them
    • sustain and develop an enjoyment of, and interest in, the study of living organisms
    • evaluate, in terms of their biological knowledge and understanding, the benefits and drawbacks of scientific and technological developments, including those related to social, environmental and economic issues

    COURSE CONTENT

    This Edexcel IGCSE in Biology qualification comprises two externally assessed papers:
    • Biology Paper 1
    • Biology Paper 2.

    Biology Paper 1 Paper code: 4BI0/1B (66% of the total IGCSE marks)
    • Externally assessed
    • Availability: January and June series

    Overview of content:
    • Section 1: The nature and variety of living organisms
    • Section 2: Structures and functions in living organisms
    • Section 3: Reproduction and inheritance
    • Section 4: Ecology and the environment
    • Section 5: Use of biological resources

    Overview of assessment:
    • The paper is assessed through a two-hour examination paper set and marked by Edexcel.
    • The total number of marks is 120.

    Biology Paper 2 Paper code: 4BI0/2B (33% of the total IGCSE marks)
    • Externally assessed
    • Availability: January and June series
    • First assessment: June 2011

    Overview of content:
    • Section 1: The nature and variety of living organisms
    • Section 2: Structures and functions in living organisms
    • Section 3: Reproduction and inheritance
    • Section 4: Ecology and the environment
    • Section 5: Use of biological resources

    Overview of assessment:
    • The paper is assessed through a one-hour examination paper set and marked by Edexcel.
    • The total number of marks is 60.

    QUALIFICATION INFORMATION

    Who is the awarding body?
    The awarding body is Edexcel. For more information go to:
    http://www.edexcel.com/Pages/Home.aspx

    What is the course title and code for this qualification?
    IGCSE in Biology (4BI0)

    METHOD OF STUDY
    • The course comes to you as a proper paper-based pack, not as an electronic password
    • You will get full tutor support via email
    • You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors
    • You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments
    • Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
    • You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor

    METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
    • Your course of study is broken down into units and sections, each of which contains lessons, activities and test papers.
    • Courses are delivered on our Moodle based Digital Learning Environment CloudPort allowing you to study from anywhere on any smart device as long as you have access to the Internet.
    • The course concludes by preparing you for examination using past papers in your chosen subject.

    COURSE LENGTH INFORMATION
    Our IGCSE courses come with tutor support for 12 months.

    TUTOR SUPPORT
    • Your have access to both a student service advisor and academic course tutor. Your student service advisor will offer assistance with administrative and technical issues.
    • Your academic tutor will support you with any course related questions you might have. In addition you have access to an interactive forum where you can engage with your fellow course students.
    • Our core pedagogy highlights the significance of peer support in the learning process and as such all students are encouraged to support their fellow students using support forum.


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