The HNC Applied Biology, is studied on a full-time basis. The course offers students a broad introduction to the subject area via mandatory core learning, while allowing for the acquisition of skills and experience through specialist pathways and the selection of optional units across a range of occupationally relevant subjects at Level 4. The course aims to give those with an interest in biological sciences the practical and theoretical skills needed to progress in industry, developing technical competencies through a number of hands-on activities and experiments and the study of a selection of compulsory and optional units
At Level 4 there are three core units, which includes one unit assessed by a Pearson-set assignment. The units are: ● Fundamentals of Laboratory Techniques ● Scientific Data Handling Approaches and Techniques ● Regulation and Quality in the Applied Sciences The specialist modules include: Cell Biology, Fundamentals of Chemistry, Anatomy and Human Physiology, Microbiological Techniques and Personal and Professional Development for Scientists.
All students on the HNC Applied Biology will experience a variety of assessment methods, including both written and practical tasks. Specific examples include presentations, essays, reports, in-class tests and practical projects.
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
Our typical offer is 104-112 UCAS Points. We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement. General Studies accepted. BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, DIstinction, Merit Appropriate Access to HE Course: 112 UCAS points including 15 level 3 credits with distinction in Chemistry or Biology GCSE: 5 at grade C/4 including Maths & English or equivalent Applications from individuals with non-standard qualifications, relevant work or life experience and who can demonstrate the ability to cope with and benefit from degree-level studies, are welcome and these applicants will be interviewed.
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