What food is good for you? Why is blood red? How is disease transmitted? How do animals reproduce? What molecules are in your food? How is does the environment work? If you are asking questions like this and have a keen interest in biology, this course could be just for you. As a student on this course you will join our higher education community and be taught by highly experienced and professional lecturers. The course focuses actively encourages independent, critical thinking and a mixture of group and individual work, allowing you to develop your understanding of key concepts, principles and practices in biology. Our HNC/HND focuses on equipping individuals with the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to succeed in or advance your employment in biologically-based industries or complete a top-up course at University . Through the study of mandatory core and relevant specialist units learners will cover much of the underpinning knowledge, skills and understanding required for success progression into higher level study or entry into vocationally relevant employment. Areas of study Learners will study a varied of units across the biological sciences including core units: • Cell biology • Biochemistry of Macromolecules and Metabolic Pathways • Physiology of Cellular Systems in Animals • Laboratory Techniques for Applied Biology • Analysis of Scientific Data and Information In addition to these mandatory core units, learners will study a variety of specialist units giving a broad technical knowledge and understanding of aspects of applied biology. Staff expertise Our HNC is taught is small groups, by well qualified and industry linked lecturers, with a wide range of industry backgrounds. The teaching team have adopted a hands-on, flexible learning approach to best familiarise you with industry and academic practice. Industry links Our close links to the science sector as a whole means that you will benefit from the knowledge and insight of industry experts and guest lecturers.
• Cell biology • Biochemistry of Macromolecules and Metabolic Pathways • Physiology of Cellular Systems in Animals • Laboratory Techniques for Applied Biology • Analysis of Scientific Data and Information
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6000||Year 1|