Leaflet Code: CR5981FT
The Access to HE department has a long history of promoting academic skills and preparing students for higher education. This level 4 HNC in Applied Science (Biology) will allow students to progress onto a range of HE courses related to biological and biomedical sciences, but also allow students to progress to employment.
The course is run from our Centre of Excellence for Medical Sciences City Labs campus located on Oxford Road in Manchester. Students will develop practical lab skills as well as building their academic skills and profile in subjects such as data handling, anatomy and physiology and biochemistry. The course spans one year, after which there may be the opportunity to progress to level 5 courses such as HND Applied Science, or employment.
You will be taught by a team of experienced lecturers with a wealth of knowledge in the science sector. All staff have or are working towards higher level masters and doctorate qualifications in science.
• 64 UCAS points based upon a relevant full level 3 diploma in the subject area.
• GCSE grade C/4 or above in English and maths (we will also accept IELTS at 6.5 or above with no aspect under 6.0 in place of GCSE English)
• Applicants who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have previous learning towards a university-level qualification, or relevant industry or life experience, will be considered on an individual basis and may be invited to interview.
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.
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: Medical Microbiology Unit (15 credits)
Year 1: Regulation and Quality in the Applied Science (15 credits)
Year 1: Scientific Data Handling Approaches and Techniques ( credits)
At UCEN Manchester, you will benefit from small class sizes so there will always be opportunities to ask questions and collaborate with your peers and lecturers. Your studies will be guided by experienced lecturers who will employ a range of assessment methods such as group projects, presentations and reports. 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 Science.
There are no further costs to this course
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