This programme integrates technical, practical, problem solving and work-related skills with technical competence being an essential component of achieving the
qualification. At our fully equiped STEM centre you will access a clean room as well as spectrophotometry, chromatography equipment to enable advanced level analysis and investigation of chemicals, substances, and reactions. Throughout the course there will be ample opportunity to undertake practical experiments and data-collate and analysis activity, to underpin theory and provide technical training.
• Cell Biology
• Biochemistry of Macromolecules and Metabolic pathways
• Physiology of Cellular Systems in animals
• Laboratory techniques for Applied Biology
• Analysis of Scientific Data and Information
• Laboratory Management
• Quality Assurance and Quality Control
• Management of projects
Each unit is assessed through challenges requiring you to demonstrate application of knowledge, team-work, real-work problems and project scenarios and to demonstrate a range of general scientific and study skills such as lab techniques, time management skills, independent and
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://www.northumberland.ac.uk/higher-education/All-Courses/View-Course/87179/HNC-Diploma-in-Applied-Chemistry
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|England||£7,000 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£7,000 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£7,000 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£7,000 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
Higher Education students may be eligible for a bursary of up to £1,000 per year (Full-Time) and £500 (Part-Time) to support study costs such as travel, IT, equipment, meals and books if their household income is £25,000 or less. Proof of household income is required.
Clearing contact details
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