This course is aiming to equip you 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.
Higher National Certificate - HNC
To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.
This means the year in which you would like to start the course.
‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.
‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.
You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.
The following entry points are available for this course:
|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|
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.