Key Concepts in Science: More Biology

When and Where

25 Apr 2019 - 23 May 2019 (12.5 hours, 5 weeks)
Days and times
Thursday 13:30 - 16:00
Morley College London


Full fee
Concession fee
Senior fee

Quick Facts

This course has started but late enrolments are accepted.
Fiona Murray
Course code

What you will learn

This introductory course is for anyone who wants to find out more about Biology for fun or for future study.
Learn about living organisms, the variety of microorganisms, plant and animal life and life processes
through observation and practical investigation in our science laboratory.

By the end of the course you will be able to

  • Classify living things (plants, animals, microorganisms)
  • Describe the characteristics of living organisms
  • Understand nutrition in plants and animals
  • Understand the organisation of multicellular organisms from cells (through tissues, organs and systems) to organisms
  • Understand the rules of inheritance
  • Explore the relationships between plants and animals in an ecosystem
  • Use apparatus, measuring techniques and materials in the laboratory

Class format and activities

You will learn through practical activities, demonstrations, videos and discussion.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Entry requirements

Open to all - no prior experience necessary.

What you need to know before you enrol

This course includes practical work in the science laboratory. You should wear sensible shoes and be
prepared to wear a lab coat and tie your hair back if necessary.

For further course information please email

What you will need for your class

All materials will be provided

What you can do next

Help your children with Biology at Key Stage 2 and 3.

Level 2 course in Science or Biology.

Apply to study Access to HE: Science or Access to HE: Health and Human Science (additional entry requirements apply - please see the courses for further details).