Biology is a popular VCE exam subject. A good knowledge of the practice exams and past papers should see you do well!
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The VCE Biology Course includes the following topics for study:
Area of study 1 – How do cellular processes work?
Nucleic Acids and proteins
Gene structure and regulation
Structure and regulation of biochemical pathways
Area of study 2 – How do cells communicate?
Responding to antigens
Area of study 1 – How are species related?
Changes in the genetic makeup of a population
Changes in biodiversity over time
Determining relatedness between species
Human change over time
Area of study 2 – How do humans impact biological processes?
Biological knowledge and society
Area of study 3 – Practical Investigation
In section one multiple choice questions are answered on the answer sheet provided. In Section two questions longer form questions are answered in the question books. One of the key tips for success in VCE Biology is to make use of the available practice exam and past papers. Resources on Studyclix for VCE Biology can also be helpful including videos, notes and practice material.
Students studying VCE Biology develop knowledge of bioscience and skills of science inquiry and the values and attributes that will help them to consider issues and implications associated with the application of biological techniques and technologies. It can be useful for future careers in areas like medicine, biomedical science and allied professions related to biology and health.
VCE Biology Study Design: