Course Overview

What could be more fascinating than the study of life itself? Whether you’re interested in how DNA determines our individual characteristics, how the human mind works, or the diversity of the animal kingdom, biology explores it all.

On this IGCSE course, you’ll delve into the deepest mechanisms of cell division and cell functions within different organisms, and discover how the various systems of the human body work together to facilitate life. From genetics and evolution to biodiversity and deforestation, you’ll have a solid foundation in biological studies after completing this online IGCSE Biology course. Plus, you’ll open the door to a wide variety of interesting professions, including medicine, dentistry, zoology, microbiology, pharmacology and much more.

This distance learning course follows the new Edexcel GCSE Biology syllabus and has been designed specifically to be studied online in your own time, at your own pace. You’ll also benefit from well-structured assignments to help develop your skills and knowledge in preparation for your exam. 

You’ll get all this too:

  • Fast Track – In a rush? You’ll have the option to complete this course within a year.
  • Guaranteed Exam Venue – Finding exam spaces can be tough, so with Oxbridge you’ll get guaranteed access to our network of partnership exam centres around the UK
  • Exam Pass Guarantee – We’re so confident, if you don’t pass the first time, we’ll support you to the next exam for free

Course at a glance

Course duration

24

On average it takes our students 8 months to complete this course, however you have up to 24 months.

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This course is awarded by Edexcel.

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Study Method

Study completely online using our award-winning learning platform, MyOxbridge.

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Whichever career path you decide to choose, our 5‑step process can help you achieve your goals.

Step One

We'll take the time to understand your goals

Step Two

Together we'll develop your learning journey

Step Three

You'll get access to our award-winning learning portal, MyOxbridge. If you like, add a printed version of your course too!

Step Four

Our team of highly qualified tutors are as passionate about your success as you are. That’s why you’ll receive as much one-to-one support as you need from the moment you enrol, right through to receiving your certificate

Step Five

Once you've passed, we’ll review your learning journey, and provide free resources such as our Job Ready or University Ready Pack.

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Receive a real certificate from an internationally recognised awarding body.

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A free six month study break.

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24

On average, students complete this course in 8 months, but we'll give you up to 24 months.

30mins/day

The learning hours for this course are up to 150 hours, which is around 30 minutes per day for 12 months.

This course can start as soon as you enrol.

We'll give you plenty of time to finish this course, but if you need more time, just ask!

Awarding Body

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Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding organisation offering academic and vocational qualifications in schools, colleges and work places in the UK and abroad. They have been helping people succeed in life through learning for nearly 2 decades. Edexcel is a multinational education and examination body.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this home learning course, you will receive an IGCSE in Biology, issued by Edexcel. This syllabus has been chosen specifically because it is the best suited to distance learning.

Our course code
X805
Qualification Code
4BI1
Official Qualification Title
IGCSE Biology

Entry requirements

Difficulty
Level two: the equivalent difficulty of a GCSE, usually suitable for most learners of all ages.
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English.

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    On average Oxbridge students pass three times quicker than those attending a traditional college.

  • Your grades are higher

    Our method of teaching produces pass rates 20 higher than the national average.

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