UCEN Manchester

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Applied Sciences

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Course summary

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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.

Course details


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

Assessment method

A range of assessment methods is used, and examples of assessments are: - Individual report - Group presentation - Group project - Individual presentation - Exams

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

UCEN Manchester is unable to consider international applications due to UKVI regulations.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

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Fees and funding

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Applied Sciences at UCEN Manchester - UCAS