Free Online Course on The Biology of Bugs, Brains, and Beasts
Improve your understanding of some of the key concepts in A level biology and discover what’s involved in the higher-level study.
Prepare for university study with this online biology course
Are you a student in sixth form and thinking of studying at university? This course will use innovative research to enhance your understanding of basic biological concepts taught in A level biology. You will also be introduced to university-level material so you can get a sense of what it’s like to study biosciences at the University of York.
Over three weeks, you will take a fascinating look into bugs, brains and neuroscience, and the interaction of animals with the environment. You will also discover what makes the University of York a unique place to study.
What topics will you cover?
- Bugs (microorganisms and the biochemistry of life)
- Brains (neuroscience: learning and memory)
- Beasts (interaction of animals with the environment – ecology and conservation)
Who is the course for?
This course is for school students in sixth form or Year 11 that are considering applying to university and anyone interested in biology.
Originally posted 2021-07-15 06:54:00.