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.
- St John's Centre
- Full Time
- 1 year
- September 2021
Academic Entry requirements
• We strongly recommend that all applicants have GCSE English Language and Mathematics grades A*-C or level 9-4.
• HNC: 48 UCAS points in a related subject area
Non-academic entry Requirements
Audition required? No
What will I be studying?
Year 1: Anatomy and Human Physiology (15 credits)
Year 1: Cell Biology (15 credits)
Year 1: Fundamentals of Biochemistry (15 credits)
Year 1: Fundamentals of Chemistry (15 credits)
Year 1: Fundamentals of Laboratory Techniques (15 credits)
Year 1: Inorganic Chemistry (15 credits)
Year 1: Introduction to Polymer Materials and Properties (15 credits)
Year 1: Organic Chemistry (15 credits)
Year 1: Physical Chemistry (15 credits)
Year 1: Principles of Ecology and their Applications (15 credits)
Year 1: Regulation and Quality in the Applied Science (15 credits)
Year 1: Scientific Data Handling Approaches and Techniques ( credits)
How will I be assessed?
A range of assessment methods is used, and examples of assessments are:
- Individual report
- Group presentation
- Group project
- Individual presentation
Course Associated Costs
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