Applied Sciences at City College Plymouth - UCAS

City College Plymouth

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Applied Sciences

Course summary

As a student on this course you will join City College Plymouth’s growing higher education community. You will be taught by lecturers with a blend of both industry and academic experience with the passion to support you in your learning journey. The course will develop your professional skills and assist you in becoming an independent and reflective practitioner. You will take part in a mixture of group and individual work, allowing you to develop your professionalism alongside your understanding of key concepts, principles and practices in biology. This course will enable you to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to succeed in employment in biologically-based industries or to complete a top-up course at university. Through the study of mandatory core and relevant specialist units, you will cover much of the knowledge, skills and understanding required for successful progression into higher level study or entry into vocationally relevant employment in human health laboratories.


Fundamentals of Laboratory Techniques, Scientific Data Handling Approaches and Techniques, Regulation and Quality in the Applied Sciences (Pearson-set), Cell Biology, Fundamentals of Chemistry, Anatomy and Human Physiology, Fundamentals of Biochemistry, Microbiological Techniques

Assessment method

Assessment will be both creative and designed to support and develop you. Examples of the methods of assessment used include: laboratory reports, short presentations, creating videos or websites to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding, timed tests and practical activities, group based research work, creating scientific posters summarising the latest research, an extended research project.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £7450 Year 1
England £7450 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7450 Year 1
Scotland £7450 Year 1
Wales £7450 Year 1
Channel Islands £7450 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

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