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Human Biology BTEC

What Will You Study?

You will study a variety of topics covering a range of Human Biology – from Microbiology and infectious diseases, to the main aspects of the human body, such as the circulatory system, cells, tissues and biological molecules.

What Next?

After completing a BTEC in Human Biology there are lots of options available to you. Depending on which other courses you have chosen, this qualification could lead onto a pathway in health science sectors, such as Occupational Therapy, Biomedical Science or Nursing.

Entry Requirements

At least five grade 4s at GCSE, including at least a grade 4 in GCSE Science and a grade 4 in GCSE Maths.

Course Type

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Applied Human Biology

Exam Board

Pearson. The assessment will consist of two externally assessed units (exams) and two internally assessed units.

What other subjects go well with this?

Sport, Psychology and Health and Social Care.


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