Truro and Penwith College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Applied Sciences (Biology)

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Course summary

Do you have an interest in biology, applied science or work in a science related career? Are you interested in studying locally to gain a higher-level qualification? If so this course could be right for you. This is an opportunity to gain a level 4 (HNC) qualification at a TEF Gold, Ofsted Outstanding and Platinum Science Mark provider. Courses are typically taught over 2 days per week as full-time options or one day per week as a part-time option, providing an opportunity to maintain employment alongside study. The HNC Applied Sciences (Biology) provides an opportunity for students to gain a wide experience of a range of biological topics combined with integral work-based learning. Units range from conservation through to microbiology and human health and nutrition with the opportunity to use work-based investigations to specialise in a chosen area of interest. Teaching is conducted in small groups led by experienced lecturers with a particular emphasis on the development of practical and employability skills. This programme will provide you with an understanding of theory and a range of skills to enable you to gain employment, or progress in your current role across a range of scientific fields. The programme emphasises a deeper professional practice and gives the opportunity for producing an appropriate portfolio that demonstrates a growing professional expertise. On completion of the level 4 HNC learners are able to progress into year 2 of the level 5 HND Applied Sciences (Biology) programme.

Course details

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £8224 Year 1
EU £9335 Year 1
England £8224 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8224 Year 1
Scotland £8224 Year 1
Wales £8224 Year 1
International £9335 Year 1

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Applied Sciences (Biology) at Truro and Penwith College - UCAS