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Biology (National 5)

Glasgow Clyde College

Venues

Cardonald Campus

Content

Contents Include:

Section 1: Cell Biology: The key areas covered are: cell structure; transport across cell membranes; DNA and the production of proteins; proteins; genetic engineering; respiration

Section 2: Multicellular Organisms: The key areas covered are: producing new cells; control and communication; reproduction; variation and inheritance; transport systems — plants; transport systems — animals; absorption of materials

Section 3: Life on Earth: The key areas covered are: ecosystems; distribution of organisms; photosynthesis; energy in ecosystems; food production; evolution of species

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements.

Progression Routes

Higher Human Biology

Start Date

August

Qualification

National 5

Study Method

Part time (evening)

Course Length

1 year

Department

Highers, National 4s and National 5s

SCQF Level

5

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General