Halesowen College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This is an ideal course for students seeking immediate employment in the biological sciences industry or electing to complete a top up to a degree programme. This course is aiming to equip individuals with the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to succeed in employment in biologically-based industries or enabling progression to an undergraduate degree or further professional qualification in applied biology or related areas. The course is also suitable for students who have achieved fewer UCAS points than might be required to gain entry onto a BSc programme or for adults without a range of qualifications seeking to return to education after gaining experience in industry.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||48 points||Grade profiles should be supported by GCSE grades A* - C in English Language and Maths. Good Mathematics skills are essential, it would be an advantage to have a GCSE Higher Mathematics qualification|
|A level||2 or more A Levels which must include Biology. It would be highly advantageous to have an AS Mathematics qualification|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||PPP||Other BTEC Level 3 qualifications at grade Pass or above with a related subject focus may be acceptable|
|Access to HE Diploma||An Access to Higher Education Certificate preferably with a related subject focus|
|HNC (BTEC)||P||HNC Applied Biology|
Mature learners may present a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include extensive work experience and/or achievement of a range of professional qualifications in their work sector.
Fees and funding
|EU||£9,760 *||Whole course|
|England||£9,760 *||Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||£9,760 *||Whole course|
|Scotland||£9,760 *||Whole course|
|Wales||£9,760 *||Whole course|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.