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Course summary

Applied Science is the understanding of how organisms work and how living organisms can produce useful products. Get answers to questions like, why blood is red, how to grow bacteria, and if chocolate is good for you. You will develop your knowledge and understanding of biological theories and build skills needed to effectively apply them in a future scientific career. The course aims to give those with an interest in biological sciences the practical and theoretical skills to advance their career by developing technical competence through a number of hands-on activities and experiments.


Year One: Cell Biology* (15 credits) Biochemistry of Macromolecules and Metabolic Pathways* (15 credits) Physiology of Cellular Systems in Animals* (15 credits) Laboratory Techniques for Applied Biology* (15 credits) Analysis of Scientific Data and Information* (15 credits) Laboratory Management (15 credits) Molecular Biology and Genetics (15 credits) Project for Applied Science* (20 credits) Year Two: Infectious Diseases (15 credits) The Immune Response System (15 credits) Neurophysiology and Homeostatic Control of the Human Body (15 credits) Human Health and Nutrition (15 credits) Industrial Microbiology (15 credits) Chemistry for Applied Biologists (15 credits) Food Molecules, Additives and their Roles (15 credits) Work-based Experience (15 credits)

Assessment method

 Written reports  Oral presentations  Practical Assessments  Peer assessment  Production of products  Portfolio/Exhibitions

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7000 Year 1
Scotland £7000 Year 1
Wales £7000 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Applied Science at New City College (incorporating Havering College) - UCAS