Biology Edexcel IGCSE

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Biology

Edexcel IGCSE 

A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a Biology IGCSE. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning IGCSE Biology is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for the IGCSE Biology exam through home study. What's more, because the distance learning IGCSE  Biology Course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.

The course is designed to develop

A broad understanding of biological facts, concepts and principles

Skills in biological investigation

An ability to evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of modern scientifi…

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Biology

Edexcel IGCSE 

A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a Biology IGCSE. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning IGCSE Biology is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for the IGCSE Biology exam through home study. What's more, because the distance learning IGCSE  Biology Course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.

The course is designed to develop

A broad understanding of biological facts, concepts and principles

Skills in biological investigation

An ability to evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of modern scientific developments.

In combination with other suitable IGCSE entry subjects the course is an ideal preparation for those who wish to go on to study Biology, or other biological subjects, at AS and A2 level.

FORMAT OF COURSE (Modules Overview)

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The course is designed to match the Exexcel 4BI0 specification and is divided into five modules, as follows:

Module 1: Cells and Organisms

Module 2: Plant and Animal Physiology A

Module 3: Plant and Animal Physiology B

Module 4: Inheritance

Module 5: Ecology and Food Production

HOME STUDY SUPPORT 

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Effective learning is encouraged through frequent activities and self-assessment questions, and there is guidance for the preparation of coursework.

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. You will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus you can contact a Student Advisors by email or phone for all the practical advice you may need – so we really are with you 100%.

Your tutor will give you various resource sites to visit and there is extra material in the student support portal.

COURSE RESOURCES

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You will also require the following text books for your course:

Edexcel IGCSE Biology (2009)

Authors: Phil Bradfield & Steve Potter

Publisher: Pearson Education ISBN: 978 0 435966 88 1

COURSE ASSESSMENT

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For each module there are two or three formal tutor-marked assessments which, when completed, should be sent to your tutor, via e-mail or conventional post. All of the information within the units is written in line with the requirements of the examination board specification and the demands of the examination.

All units are broken down into clear subject topics, and students should spend the amount of time studying for each topic as advised by their course tutor. Each topic module has been written for ease of understanding and topic coverage may be of different length and difficulty depending on the level of detail and information required. You will need to study the modules in the sequence provided.

HOME STUDY ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

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This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Biology and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 24 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

COURSE FEES

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The enrolment fee for the IGCSE Biology home study course is £368.75, though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £295 which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.

You can also opt for our Easy Payment Plan and enrol online today by paying a deposit of £73.75 and then 4 equal payments of £73.75 per month. The first instalment is paid about a month after you receive your course.

For International Students who wish to enrol 

(Additional £40 postage / packing & administration)

QUALIFICATION

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IGCSE Biology

Format of Examination

Biology Paper 1 Paper code: 4BI0/1B

This is a two-hour examination paper. The total number of marks is 120, two thirds of the overall total.

Biology Paper 2 Paper code: 4BI0/2B

This is a one-hour examination paper. The total number of marks is 60, one third of the overall total.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

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Your course fee covers everything you will need to successfully complete the IGCSE Accounting home study course and earn your GCSE:

1. Full course syllabus, study folders, and/or online learning aids designed for distance learning

2. A full range of student services, including:

Tutor marked assessments (TMAs)

Access to the online student portal (Student Chat, Forums and Online Support Resources)

NUS Extra Card (discounted membership)

Comprehensive Study Guide & Study Plan

Guide to Effective Study Techniques

How to approach exams without fear

3. An accredited qualification upon successful course completion directly from the awarding body EDEXCEL

4. Two year's educational support by e-mail, post, fax or phone

5. Free postage and packaging for UK mainland students

FURTHER COURSE INFORMATION

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If your course is being delivered online, please ensure you meet the minimum requirements below.

For Windows:

Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above

For Macintosh:

Mac OS X, Mac OS 9.2 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above

From time to time we may enrol our students with our partner sites; this is dependent on the number of students enrolling on a particular course and course material availability. If this happens, nothing changes for you other than the name of the college administering your course.  We will continue to be your point of contact; you will get the exact same course you have enrolled on with the same high level of quality content and support.

WHAT TO DO NOW?

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Step One: It's simple - all you need to do now is choose whether you want to pay in instalments or in full and then click on the relevant enrolment button at the top of this page.

Step Two: Once you have selected your payment option to enrol you will be redirected (this can take a few seconds) to our PayPal payment page (you do not need a PayPal account) for you to select your payment method and complete your enrolment.

Step Three: Within 7 days (normally 48 hours) your enrolment papers and course materials will be with you.  A tutor and a dedicated support advisor will also be allocated to you.

That's it..... Thanks and wishing you the best of luck with your studies.

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