GCSE Biology Equivalency Test

GCSE Biology Equivalency Test

With our GCSE Biology equivalency test, you can increase your career opportunities, get onto nursing or teaching courses, or secure a place at University. This Biology GCSE Equivalency test is equivalent to a Biology GCSE and is a fully official qualification, accepted all across the United Kingdom.

  • Fully official GCSE Biology equivalency exam
  • Completely online exam, with an online invigilator
  • Can help you access Nursing and Teaching courses, or University places
  • Exam timeslots available 6 days a week, and can be taken from your own home
  • Low cost exam, with a revision course option
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Biology GCSE Equivalency Test Details

Is the GCSE Biology equivalency exam online?

You can take your GCSE Biology equivalency test online, from your own home or somewhere else suitable where you won’t be disturbed. An invigilator will join you remotely and you will have the option of completing the exam online or on paper, any answers on paper will have to be scanned at the end of the exam.

Will my training providers accept this qualification?

Our GCSE Biology equivalency qualifications will be accepted by the vast majority of training providers, employers, and Universities across the country. As there are hundreds of such providers all across the UK, we cannot guarantee that your specific provider will accept this qualification. If you require any further information on this, feel free to email [email protected]

What is included?

When you purchase your GCSE Biology equivalency test, we will cover your registration fee for your GCSE Biology equivalency exam. Once you have completed and passed the Biology equivalency test, you will receive a Paper certificate.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for our GCSE Biology equivalency test. Our exams are open to anyone. If you have any requirements yourself or think you will need extra time for your exam, please call us on 020 8135 8868

Technical Setup

To sit your GCSE Biology equivalency test online, please make sure that you have access to the following:

  • A working laptop (Mac or Windows PC)
  • A webcam and Microphone (external or built-in). These must be set up and tested before the exam.
  • A strong Wi-Fi connection (able to sustain a video call).
  • A pen and paper
  • A smartphone able to scan any written answers at the end of the exam (however, not be within your reach during the exam).

Exam day setup

On the day of your GCSE Biology equivalency exam, you must ensure that you are somewhere where you will not be disturbed and have with you a valid form of Photo ID which you must show your remote invigilator.

When can I sit my exam?

The GCSE Biology Equivalency exams can be taken year-round, and timeslots are available 6 days a week, including Saturdays.

How long before I get my results?

You will receive your results within 10 working days of when you took your exam. You can choose our fast-track option if you need faster access to your results. This will provide you with your results up to 2 working days after your exam.

What does the GCSE Biology equivalency exam consist of?

The Biology equivalency test consists of a 2-hour long paper, based on the Edexcel International GCSE Biology Specification.

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Biology Equivalency Test Features


Convenient Exam Dates

There are slots available for the GCSE Biology equivalency exam all year round. Exams will be available 6 days a week (Monday to Saturday). This is much more flexible than a traditional GCSE which only runs a handful of times each year.



Online Exam

You will take your GCSE Biology equivalency test online, either from the comfort of your own home or another suitable place, at a time that most suits you. During the exam, you will receive 1-to-1 remote invigilation.


Recognised Nationwide

All of our equivalency exams are recognised across the nation, including by the majority of UK-based training providers.


No Entry Requirements

Our GCSE Biology equivalency test is suitable for learners of all ages, and there are no prior entry requirements. All you need to complete the exam is a PC or laptop and a strong, stable internet connection.


Course Option

We also offer a full course option. Our course will help you prepare for your exam and has been shown to significantly improve first time pass rates!


Certification Provided

When you achieve your GCSE Biology equivalency qualification you will receive an official certificate by A Star Equivalency.

GCSE Biology Equivalency Course Contents

Revision Guide

Revision Question Booklet

Exam-Style Worksheet Booklets

Mock Exams

Free weekly tutorials

Biology Equivalency Test FAQs

Yes, our GCSE Biology equivalency exam follows the AQA Biology GCSE specification. This means your qualification will be accepted by the majority of training providers in the country.

You will take your GCSE Biology equivalency exam through an online platform. During the exam, you will see the questions on your screen and need to type in your answers on your laptop or PC. 

Around 15 minutes before your GCSE Biology equivalency exam is scheduled to start, you will be emailed a link to a Google Meets video call. Once you join, your remote invigilator will do some pre-exam checks with you and go through all the instructions of the exam.

Your exam will be a 2-hour long paper.

This exam will be suitable for anyone who needs a GCSE Biology equivalent grade 4 or higher for your training provider. Accessible and flexible, our GCSE Biology equivalency exam can be taken online throughout the year.

Our GCSE Biology equivalency exams are recognised by the majority of UK-based training providers. However, you should always check with your provider first to make sure they accept this qualification before you complete the exam.

If you are unsure, email [email protected]

Yes, there is an alternative paper based exam product option available for you.

MME offer lots of free GCSE Biology revision materials, including worksheets, practice questions, and past papers.

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