USP College

Applied Biology USP College Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

TEF Silver

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This qualification provides learners with an excellent opportunity to develop key practical and theoretical concepts for progression to a BSc or into employment.

The modules on offer cover a variety of subjects with particular emphasis in molecular and cellular biology, immunology and genetics.

Taught modules, delivered through a diverse range of teaching methods will develop scientific, analytical and laboratory skills crucial to the success of working scientists.

Course details


Modules include 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, Molecular biology and genetics, Immune response system and Human health and nutrition.

Assessment method

A variety of teaching methods are employed for the delivery of the course units. These include lectures and seminars, group work, research, visits and laboratories.

The different methods employed are designed promote your academic development for higher education and confidence as a scientist. Your personal and academic development will be complemented by your reflecting upon your own learning and progression on the course.

Throughout the course you will be given the opportunity to discuss your progress regularly with your tutor.

Assessment decisions will be based on performance taken from essays, presentations and laboratory reports.

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 4BIO
Institution code V03
Campus name USP College
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 points
A level EE Two A-Level passes in the sciences; preferably Biology and Chemistry
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM BTEC Level 3 in science based subject
Access to HE Diploma M: 45 credits

We are looking for students with enthusiasm and a willingness to embrace new concepts and ideas.

Students need both GCSE English AND maths at grade 5/C.

Non-standard entry students will always be considered and a variety of other life experiences can be taken into account.

Overseas students are considered on an individual basis.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £5,800 Year 1
EU £5,800 Year 1
England £5,800 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,800 Year 1
Scotland £5,800 Year 1
Wales £5,800 Year 1

Additional fee information

You must have an EU passport.

Provider information

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USP College
Runnymede Chase

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