West Thames College

Applied Biology - HND West Thames College Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

This two-year higher education vocational qualification has units that are related to applied biology. You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic situations, activities and demands in the biological sciences.

Course details


Year 1 modules (four 8-week modules at Level 4):

Personal and professional development through reflective practice
Child protection and ethical practices of working with children
Child development, observation and assessment
Inclusive education and interprofessional perspectives.

Year 2 modules (four 8-week modules at Level 5):

Historical and international perspectives of early years education
Early years pedagogy and practice
Special project.

Assessment method

Your progress will be assessed by means of:

Assignments, presentations and timed case studies
Demonstration of professional competence in work based situations
Practical demonstrations that apply knowledge you have gained.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code B901
Institution code W65
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level E - A*
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP

Additional entry requirements



Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £5,000 Year 1
International £8,000 Year 1
England £5,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,000 Year 1
Scotland £5,000 Year 1
Wales £5,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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West Thames College
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Course contact details

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Admissions Officer

020 8326 2000

Fax: 020 8326 2001