UCEN Manchester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Is chocolate good for you? How are fireworks made? Why is blood red? Can you drink sea water? If you find yourself asking questions like these and have an interest in Science, this course could be the one for you. The main aims of the course are to develop knowledge and understanding of scientific theories and practices, whilst developing the skills needed to be able to apply them in different science related contexts. This course is supported by focused study in key areas of Biology and Chemistry and the units cover a range of topics to allow you to gain a grounding of the key concepts required for further study in a range of Science disciplines. The course has a significant practical element, which will allow you to develop your analytical, numerical and technical skills that are valued by employers in the field of Applied Biology. This will provide opportunities for career advancement within the sector. The HNC Applied Science is delivered largely through combined lectures/seminars, workshops and tutorial sessions.
Examples of current modules: Fundamentals of Laboratory Techniques Scientific Data Handling Approaches and Techniques Regulation and Quality in the Applied Sciences Cell Biology Fundamentals of Chemistry Anatomy and Human Physiology Inorganic Chemistry Organic Chemistry Physical Chemistry
A range of assessment methods is used, and examples of assessments are: - Individual report - Group presentation - Group project - Individual presentation - Exams
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
UCEN Manchester is unable to consider international applications due to UKVI regulations.
We strongly recommend that all applicants have GCSE English Language, Mathematics and Science grades A*-C or level 9-4 Applicants who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have previous learning towards a degree-level qualification or relevant industry or life experience will be considered on an individual basis and may be invited to interview
Fees and funding
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