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 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. This one-year Level 4 qualification in Biology is an advanced, technical qualification delivered in a supportive Technical College environment with contemporary facilities. It provides practical skills and theoretical knowledge that meet the needs of employers in a modern science industry; it prepares you for employment at technician or professional level in research and industrial laboratories, including NHS laboratories. Gaining this industry-led qualification not only provides you with a direct route to Higher Education, including direct entry to some local university’s second year Bachelor of Science degrees, but also equips you with the specialised scientific knowledge and skills needed to fast-track your career progression in Biology and related disciplines such as health sciences.
You will study three core units: • Fundamentals of Laboratory Techniques • Scientific Data Handling Approaches and Techniques • Regulation and Quality in the Applied Sciences And three specialised mandatory units: • Cell Biology • Fundamentals of Chemistry • Anatomy and Human Physiology You will also study two further specialist units which could include: • Fundamentals of Biochemistry • Microbiological Techniques
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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- London South Bank Technical College (LSBTC) Nine Elms
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).
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Fees and funding
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