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GCSE Biology Exam
Why choose this specification?
The Edexcel International GCSE in Biology specification is assessed through two exams with no coursework. Covering biological facts, concepts, principles, and experimental skills, it’s designed as a two-year course for teaching in international schools and colleges and UK independent schools.
Studying this specifcation
You’ll cover biological facts, concepts, principles, and experimental skills as you study our two-year Edexcel International GCSE in Biology course.
The course will help to develop:
- your appreciation of the importance of accurate experimental work in scientific method and reporting
- your ability to form hypotheses and design experiments to test them
- your enjoyment of, and interest in, the study of living organisms
- your ability to evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of scientific and technological developments, including those related to social, environmental and economic issues.
On completion, you could go on to study AS and A levels and International Advanced Levels in Biology, or equivalent qualifications.