Biology

Cambridge IGCSE®


Syllabus contents

Introduction

  • Why choose Cambridge?
  • Why choose Cambridge IGCSE?
  • Why choose Cambridge IGCSE Biology?
  • Cambridge ICE (International Certificate of Education)
  • How can I find out more?

Teacher support

  • Support materials
  • Resource lists
  • Training

Assessment at a glance

Syllabus aims and assessment objectives

  • Aims
  • Assessment objectives
  • Scheme of assessment
  • Weightings
  • Conventions (e.g. signs, symbols, terminology and nomenclature)

Syllabus content

Practical assessment

  • Paper 4: Coursework
  • Paper 5: Practical Test
  • Paper 6: Alternative to Practical
  • Laboratory equipment

Appendix A

  • Grade descriptions
  • Terminology, units, symbols and presentation of data for biology
  • Glossary of terms used in science papers
  • Mathematical requirements

Appendix B: Forms

Other information

Additional information for England, Wales and Northern Ireland

 

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Cambridge International AS and A Level


Syllabus contents

Introduction

  • Why choose Cambridge?
  • Why choose Cambridge International AS and A Level?
  • Why choose Cambridge International AS and A Level Biology?
  • Cambridge AICE (Advanced International Certificate of Education) Diploma
  • How can I find out more?

Teacher support

  • Support materials
  • Resource lists
  • Training

Assessment at a glance

Syllabus aims and assessment objectives

  • Syllabus aims
  • Assessment objectives
  • Weighting of assessment objectives
  •  Additional information

Syllabus content

  • Structure of the syllabus
  • Core syllabus
  • Applications of Biology

Definitions

Practical assessment

  • Introduction
  • Paper 3 – Advanced Practical Skills 1/2
  • Paper 5

Appendix

  • Safety in the laboratory
  • Laboratory equipment
  • Mathematical requirements
  • Notes on the use of statistics in biology (Cambridge International A Level only)
  • Glossary of terms

Other information

 

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