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:
Biomacromolecules | Carbohydrates
Biomacromolecules | Lipids
Biomacromolecules | Nucleic Acids
Biomacromolecules | Proteins
Cell signalling | Apoptosis
Cell Signalling | Signalling Molecules
Evolution | Human Intervention
Evolution | Evidence
Evolution | Genetics
Evolution | Hominin Evolution
Evolution | Patterns of Biological Change
Genetics | DNA Tools and techniques
Genetics | GeneExpression and Regulation
Genetics | Inheritance
Immune System | Acquired Immunity
Immune System | Adaptive immunity
Immune System | Disorders
Immune System | Innate Immunity
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.