GCE subject-level conditions and requirements for biology

Rules and regulations for reformed A levels and AS qualifications (taught from September 2015) in biology.

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These rules are no longer current. Following a consultation in June 2015, we replaced them with new rules for all reformed biology, chemistry and physics AS and A levels.


GCSE Subject Level Conditions and Requirements for Biology

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This document sets out rules and regulations for reformed A levels and AS qualifications in biology. These will be taught in schools from September 2015.

Read the associated guidance to understand how to comply with these rules.

You should also read the GCE qualification level conditions and requirements and our requirements for all qualifications.

Published 9 April 2014
Last updated 3 September 2015 + show all updates
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