Human Biology IGCSE

Home Educated Student

Human Biology may be taken alongside other Science GCSE or IGCSE courses and augments a number of the topics which are covered in Biology. Together they provide excellent preparation for Biology and Human Biology A-level options.


There are five course modules:

  • Module 1: Cell Processes
  • Module 2: Human Physiology A
  • Module 3: Human Physiology B
  • Module 4: Reproduction and Heredity
  • Module 5: Microorganisms, Disease and Environment

There are 24 lessons and 14 Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMA’s) two of which are mock exams.


Coursework is not required – Assessment is by two written examinations of 2 hours and 1 hour.


Human Biology IGCSE and Home Education FAQs

This Oxford Home Schooling course is designed to prepare home learners for the Edexcel IGCSE Human Biology specification 4HB0.

When you start your course with us you will agree an examination date or dates with your Student Adviser.  Your support period is then up to this examination date.

The course is designed to be accessible to students who have usually studied Science up to and including Key Stage 3 Year 9.

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