Course: Biology 2 Unit
Biology is the study of living things. The Preliminary course examines a local ecosystem, the diversity of organisms and their requirements, life on Earth through time and the evolution of Australian biota. The HSC course investigates how organisms maintain a balance with their surroundings, the study of reproduction and genetics and the importance of communication. One elective will be studied in the HSC year.
When combined with Physics or Chemistry, Biology provides an entry to careers in medicine, health sciences, science, forestry and ecology. Studied alone the course is useful in planning for careers in food technology, family studies and teaching.