UCEN Manchester

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Applied Sciences

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Course summary

The Access to HE department has a long history of promoting academic skills and preparing students for higher education. This level 4 HNC in Applied Science (Biology) will allow students to progress onto a range of HE courses related to biological and biomedical sciences, but also allow students to progress to employment. The course is run from our Centre of Excellence for Medical Sciences City Labs campus located on Oxford Road in Manchester. Students will develop practical lab skills as well as building their academic skills and profile in subjects such as data handling, anatomy and physiology and biochemistry. The course spans one year, after which there may be the opportunity to progress to level 5 courses such as HND Applied Science, or employment.


Fundamental lab techniques Scientific Data Handling Approaches and techniques Regulation and quality in the applied sciences (External). Cell biology Fundamentals of Chemistry Anatomy and Human Physiology Fundamentals of biochemistry Medical Microbiology.

Assessment method

At UCEN Manchester, you will benefit from small class sizes so there will always be opportunities to ask questions and collaborate with your peers and lecturers. Your studies will be guided by experienced lecturers who will employ a range of assessment methods such as group projects, presentations and reports.   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 Science.

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.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8000 Year 1
Scotland £8000 Year 1
Wales £8000 Year 1

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No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Applied Sciences at UCEN Manchester - UCAS