Our uniquely flexible online Biology course means that even if you're working full-time or caring for family, you can fit learning around your busy life.
You'll study living things of every size across both the plant and animal kingdoms. You’ll also take a wider perspective, looking at ecology, the environment, and biological resources.
Your IGCSE Biology will be a stepping stone to further education, a fulfilling career - and a better future.
You don’t need any previous qualifications to take this course.
If English is your second language, we recommend you have an IELTS 5.5 or equivalent, but we’re happy to review your case on an individual basis.
This course will teach you the Edexcel IGCSE Biology syllabus (4BI0).
You’ll cover 5 units:
For details of what you’ll learn on each unit, download the IGCSE Biology course guide.
Please note that you’re responsible for booking your exam.
You’ll arrange to sit it at a school or college roughly 6 months before your chosen exam date.
The last exam opportunity for this course is January 2019. We'll offer a new version of the course in Summer 2018, with a first exam date of May/June 2019. For more information, please contact our GCSE advisors.
The IGCSE Biology exam consists of two written papers:
Your exam fees aren't included in the course cost as you'll pay these directly to your exam centre.
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