This course will begin at one end of the scale being the cell, its molecular construction and complex metabolic reactions and move through to the other end of the scale where biologists investigate the interactions that make whole ecosystems function.

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Biology Standard Level
Biology Higher Level


This course is an experimental science that combines academic study with the acquisition of practical and investigational skills. The course will explore chemical principles that underpin both the physical environment in which we live and all biological systems.

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Chemistry Standard Level
Chemistry Higher Level


Physics is an experimental science that studies everything from the smallest particles to the distance between stars and galaxies. Students develop theories to understand their observations and conduct experiments to prove, or disprove, their theories.

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Physics Standard Level
Physics Higher Level

Computer Science

This course requires an understanding of basic concepts of computational thinking and knowledge of how digital devices, including computers, operate. The course emphasises conceptual thinking, using a large volume of knowledge from a variety of subjects, allowing innovation, exploration, and acquisition of more knowledge. Students will study how computer science interacts with, and influences, society generally, including effects on individuals and ethical thinking. Students will develop computational solutions.

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Computer Science Standard Level
Computer Science Higher Level