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HNC in Applied Sciences: Biology

HNC in Applied Sciences: Biology

Type of LearningUniversity Study

Course CodeA6147

Study ModeFull-time

Duration1 Year

Awarded ByThe course is awarded by Pearson

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About the course

The HNC Applied Biology, is studied on a full-time basis. The course offers students a broad introduction to the subject area via mandatory core learning, while allowing for the acquisition of skills and experience through specialist pathways and the selection of optional units across a range of occupationally relevant subjects at Level 4. The course aims to give those with an interest in biological sciences the practical and theoretical skills needed to progress in industry, developing technical competencies through a number of hands-on activities and experiments and the study of a selection of compulsory and optional units

Type of LearningUniversity Study

Course CodeA6147

Study ModeFull-time

Duration1 Year

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Awarded ByThe course is awarded by Pearson

Entry requirements

Our typical offer is 104-112 UCAS Points. BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, Distinction, Merit Appropriate Access to HE Course: 112 UCAS points including 15 level 3 credits with distinction in Chemistry or Biology GCSE: 5 at grade C/4 including Maths & English or equivalent. You will also be expected to complete a face to face interview.

Modules

All students on the HNC Applied Biology will experience a variety of assessment methods, including both written and practical tasks. Specific examples include presentations, essays, reports, in-class tests and practical projects.

Assessment

All students on the HNC Applied Biology will experience a variety of assessment methods, including both written and practical tasks. Specific examples include presentations, essays, reports, in-class tests and practical projects.

Careers & Progression

The Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Applied Sciences provides a solid grounding in Applied Sciences, which students can build on should they decide to continue their studies beyond the Certificate stage. The Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Applied Sciences allows students to further specialise by committing to specific career paths and progression routes to degree-level study. On successful completion of the Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Applied Sciences, students can develop their careers in the Applied Science sector through: • Entering employment: Technician Scientist Technician Scientist Laboratory Technician Research Technician Quality Support Technician Technologist Development Technician Manufacturing Technician Science Technician • Continuing existing employment • Higher Education to include BSc (Hons) Life Sciences, BSc (Hons) Biology / Biological Sciences / Human Biology, BSc (Hons) Biochemistry / Biotechnology and other relevant Higher Education courses.

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