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Are you interested in science? Do you want to help your children with their studies? Are you planning a career change and want to teach in primary school? This is the course for you! 

GCSE Combined Science: Biology (AQA).


Current Modules Covered
  • Cell Biology
  • Organisation
  • Infection and Response
  • Bioenergetics
  • Homeostasis
  • Inheritance, variation and evolution
  • Ecology


30 weeks.


You do not need any prior qualifications, just a willingness to study aspects of biology which relate to the science you might read about in the press and also your own health. This is an intensive programme of study and you will also need to spend time studying independently outside of class time as directed by your tutor.

Entry Requirements

Combined Science of Biology GCSE grade 3 (grade D).  Mature students are also considered based on relevant merit and/or experience.  This is a very intensive course and you must be willing to spend additional time outside of the the classroom completing revision and homework tasks.  Full attendance is also extremely important due to the significant course content required to be delivered.


Two 1 hour 45 minute examinations will be used to assess you overall.

Your course tutor will explain more about this when you first meet and information will be found in the handbook given out at the beginning of the course.

Additional Expenses

Textbook: GCSE Science 9-1 - AQA GCSE Biology 9-1 Student Book: ISBN: 978-0-00-815875-0

All students are subject to a £20 registration fee per academic year.

Each student will receive a print allowance at the start of their course, should they require additional printing beyond this limit, they will be charged.


Course Information

*Information subject to change, please call our Admissions Team to confirm.

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Enrolling for a course at Brooklands College
Brooklands College Student Agreement
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If you’re worried about the cost of studying you may be eligible for a grant or a bursary:
College Bursary Information (PDF)
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Some of our courses get booked up quickly so why not enrol now? Once you have chosen the course, check to see if it is Advice Track or Fast Track.

Advice Track

Those courses indicated as Advice Track may require previous qualifications or experience and we may need to ensure that this is the right course for you. On receipt of your enrolment form, we will contact you to discuss your needs. This may be by telephone or in person with the course tutor. Once you are happy that this is the right course for you, we will process your payment and the enrolment will be completed.

Fast Track

If the course that you are interested in does not require any previous qualifications or experience and you need no further advice, you can enrol in the following ways:

By Post

You can request an enrolment form by post or email (info@brooklands.ac.uk). Once completed please return your form and payment to one of the following:


Brooklands College
Weybridge Campus
Heath Road, Weybridge,
Surrey KT13 8TT

Brooklands College
Ashford Campus
Church Road, Ashford,
Middlesex TW15 2XD

Please make sure that you state the name and code of the course when returning your application form. You will be required to come along to the relevant campus to pay for your course or provide evidence for fee remissions (where applicable, this does not apply to all courses). You will also be required to bring along evidence to prove your identity (driving licence, birth certificate or passport).

In Person

At the Admissions Office at Brooklands College.

Monday to Thursday:
09:00 - 17:00 (Weybridge & Ashford)
9:00 – 16:30 (Weybridge & Ashford)

Or at one of our Advice & Enrolment Sessions

By Phone

01932 797 797

Once we have received your application, we will confirm your enrolment and the start date of your course. Please note that places cannot be reserved by Fast Track without pre-payment and post-dated cheques are not acceptable.