UCEN Manchester

Applied Sciences UCEN Manchester Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd


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Course summary

TEF Silver

UCEN Manchester (The Manchester College) has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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Is chocolate good for you? How are fireworks made? Why is blood red? Can you drink sea water? If you find yourself asking questions like these and have an interest in Science, this course could be the one for you. The main aims of the course are to develop knowledge and understanding of scientific theories and practices, whilst developing the skills needed to be able to apply them in different science related contexts.

This course is supported by focused study in key areas of Biology and Chemistry and the units cover a range of topics to allow you to gain a grounding of the key concepts required for further study in a range of Science disciplines.

The course has a significant practical element, which will allow you to develop your analytical, numerical and technical skills that are valued by employers in the field of Applied Biology. This will provide opportunities for career advancement within the sector.

The HNC Applied Science is delivered largely through combined lectures/seminars, workshops and tutorial sessions.

Course details


You will cover topics such as:

Fundamentals of Laboratory Techniques
Scientific Data Handling Approaches and Techniques
Regulation and Quality in the Applied Sciences
Cell Biology
Fundamentals of Chemistry
Anatomy and Human Physiology
Inorganic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Physical Chemistry

Assessment method

A range of assessment methods is used, and examples of assessments are:

  • Individual report
  • Group presentation
  • Group project
  • Individual presentation
  • Exams

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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 CC11
Institution code M10
Campus name St. Johns Centre
Campus code S

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

International applicants

UCEN Manchester is unable to consider international applications due to UKVI regulations.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points

We strongly recommend that all applicants have GCSE English Language, Mathematics and Science grades A*-C or level 9-4

Applicants who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have previous learning towards a degree-level qualification or relevant industry or life experience will be considered on an individual basis and may be invited to interview

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

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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UCEN Manchester
Ashton Old Road
M11 2WH

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UCEN Manchester Admissions Department

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+44 (0)1616741600