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A Level Biology Exam

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A Level Biology Exam

Register through MME Exams to take your A Level Biology exam as a private candidate. Our team will book you into a local exam centre as an A Level Biology private candidate, and we can arrange your required practical assessments for you as well. Taking or resitting an A Level Biology exam can open up many pathways in life, increasing your career opportunities and helping you onto university courses.

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  • Recognised Nationally - the same qualification you would get from schools
  • Official A Level Biology qualification from AQA
  • Improve your skills in Biology, both theoretical and practical
  • Many possible career paths - medicine, teaching, pharmacology and more!
  • Exam and Practical assessment
  • Worth up to 56 UCAS points - get into your dream University!
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A Level Biology Exam Information

Why take an A Level Biology Exam?

Successfully obtaining an A Level Biology qualification can help you progress into higher education, such as a place at University, this qualification can be worth up to 56 UCAS points! It can also improve your career prospects on its own, opening the door to many industries including medicine. You need to pass both the exam and the practical assessment to ensure that you obtain the full qualification.

What is the registration process for this A Level Biology Exam?

  • You can use the checkout above to sign up for your A Level Biology exam. If you would prefer you can fill out the for below and a member of our team will get back to you. You should book your exam at least 6 months in advance, this would be about December.
  • You will receive an email containing a confirmation invoice after completing your purchase.
  • You will be contacted by a member of our dedicated exams team who will ask you for some additional details and information.
  • We will book you in as an A Level Biology private candidate in an exam centre which is local to you.
  • If you have booked your practical assessments with us we will contact you in advance of your exam day to arrange these assessments for a time that is suitable to you. If you did not book your practical assessments with us you will have to arrange these yourself both taking the exam, or else you will not get the qualification.
  • Well before the exam day, our team will confirm the full information with you, including the date, time, and location of the exams, so that you are ready and well prepared. A member of our team will be in contact with you well in advance of your exam to confirm the specific information with you, including the time, date, and location of your exams. This allows you to focus solely on your preparation.

How can I revise my A Level Biology online?

We are happy to provide some free revision resources online for A Level Biology:

Entry Requirements

It is recommended that you do not take A Level Biology if you have not attained at least a Grade 4/C in your GCSE Maths and Biology.

Can I take an A Level Biology resit?

Of course! You can resit your A Level Biology exam with MME exams if you did not pass the first time around.

Exam Day Setup

Your A Level Biology Exams will be held at a local exam centre, in person, and under exam conditions. If you need to sit the practical assessments these will be arranged to take place at an earlier date. Our exams booking team will confirm all the details with you well in advance so you go into exam day fully prepared.

When can I take my A Level Biology exam?

All A Level exams take place in the summer each year, typically in May or June, this is true whether you are taking them through school or as a private candidate. A Level results day is set nationally, and is commonly near the end of August.

What do I need to pass the qualification?

To attain the A Level Biology qualification you need to pass both the exam, which is formed of three papers, and the practical assessments, which we can arrange for you prior to your exam. If you have not chosen to book the practical assessments alongside your exam with us you will need to arrange this yourself by finding a centre and booking with them.

Exam Boards

The A Level Biology exam we offer is provided by AQA.

A Level Biology Private Candidate Enquiry

You can book your A Level Biology exam through the checkout on this page. Once you have done so our team will get in contact with you asking for some additional information, and details of your practical endorsement in the future.

If you need assistance with your A Level Biology exam booking, if you want advice on if you should take an A Level Biology resit, or have any lingering questions, you can submit a contact form and one of our friendly team members will reach out to help you.

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Requirements

We would strongly recommend that you have previously attained at least a grade 4/C in your Maths and Biology GCSEs before you register for an A Level Biology exam. If you would like to obtain these qualifications we also offer exams for these subjects!

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Official Qualification

We offer the same A Level Biology qualification as schools and colleges, and it is recognised all across the UK.

 

A Level Biology Exam Details

Paper 1

  • Type: written exam
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Marks Available: 91
  • Weighting: 35% of A Level
  • What’s Assessed: any content from topics 1-4 of the specification, including relevant practical skills
  • Question Format: 76 marks of a mixture of short and long answer questions, and 15 marks of extended response questions

Paper 2

  • Type: written exam
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Marks Available: 91
  • Weighting: 35% of A Level
  • What’s Assessed: any content from topics 5-8 of the specification, including relevant practical skills
  • Question Format: 76 marks of a mixture of short and long answer questions, and one 15 mark comprehensive question

Paper 3

  • Type: written exam
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Marks Available: 78
  • Weighting: 30% of A Level
  • What’s Assessed: any content and any practical skills
  • Question Format: 38 marks of structured questions, including practical techniques, 15 marks on critical analysis of given experimental data, and 25 marks on one essay from a choice of two titles

Practical Assessment

The practical assessments are taken place between October and April (not including December). These must attended prior to sitting your exams, and must be attended in the same academic year. The practical assessment consists of three full practical days, preceded by a compulsory lab experience day.

A Level Biology FAQs

If you want to take this exam we recommend that you have attained at least a grade 4/C in both your Mathematics and Biology GCSEs.

To successfully achieve your A Level Biology qualification you need to do two things. You have to pass the exam, which consists of 3 different papers. Prior to the exam you must also pass the practical assessments, you must take these in the same academic year as you sit your exam. You can register for both the exam and the practical assessments through us, and we will handle all the arrangements for you.

Once you have registered to take your A Level Biology exam a member of our team will book you in at a nearby exam centre. Your exam will be in person.

Whilst the exact dates of the next exams are currently unknown we do know that A Level exams always take place in the summer of each year, usually in May or June.

Absolutely, no matter whether you take your exam at school, or we enter you as an A Level Biology private candidate, you will achieve the same qualification at the end, an A Level.

All A Level Exams, whether you are a school or college student or a private candidate, are in person exams/ There is no option to take the exams online. This is also true for the practical assessments.

If you need a higher grade than what you previously achieved to continue into higher education, or to improve your career prospects, then it is absolutely worth attempting an A Level Biology resit.

We have numerous free A Level Biology revision resources, including question worksheets for each topic, and years worth of past papers. You can work through these all on MME.

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