The HND Applied Biology, is studied on a full-time basis. The course provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in their sector, placing strong emphasis on the effective use and combination of both knowledge and skills. Students study a variety of mandatory and optional modules, ranging from Cell Biology and Biochemistry of Macromolecules and Metabolic Pathways to Laboratory Techniques and Analysis of Data. The Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Applied Sciences offers students a specialist pathway in Biology designed to support progression into relevant occupational areas or on to degree-level study. The Higher National Diploma is referenced against professional body standards and meet the mandatory qualification requirements of the Level 5 Technician Scientist Higher Apprenticeship standard, providing apprenticeship status and progression to direct employment.
At Level 5 there are two core units, which includes one unit assessed by a Pearson-set assignment. The units are: • Analysis of Scientific Data and Information • Applied Sciences Research Project (Pearson-set) The specialist modules include: Biochemistry of Macromolecules and Metabolic Pathways, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Immunology, Infectious Diseases and Diagnosis, Science Laboratory Management.
All students on the HND Applied Biology will experience a variety of assessment methods, including written assignments, poster presentations, laboratory reports and evidence based portfolios.
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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- Burnley College
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement. A level 4 qualification in a science subject is essential.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6000||Year 1|