HND Applied Biology

2601 | Leigh College
Start Date | Sept 18
Time/Day | TBA

Is this course for me?

Applied Biology is designed to provide students with the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required to build a successful career in the Biomedical Science sector. By developing your abilities, this nationally-recognised qualification will provide you with the strong foundations needed to progress within higher education or take your first steps towards your professional career in Biomedical Science.

What will I study?

Modules include: Cell Biology, Biochemistry of Macromolecules and Metabolic Pathways, Physiology of Cellular System in Animals, Laboratory Techniques for Applied Biology, Analysis of Scientific Data and Information, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Chemistry for Applied Biologists, Project for Applied Science, Neurophysiology and Homeostasis Control of the Human Body, Applied Genetics of Industry, Agriculture and Medicine, Pharmacological Principles of Drug Actions, Immune Response System, Infectious Diseases, Medical Microbiology, Statistics for Experimental Design. Pearson are currently reviewing this Higher National Qualification. Some modules titles may change. This is subject to approval.

How long is the course?

Full time for two years

How will I be assessed?

The HNC programme is assessed through a variety of methods, from written assignments to coursework and practical investigations.

What qualifications do I need?

64 UCAS points. Mature students with experience, a portfolio of work and references will be considered. Students will also possess a grade C or above at GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English.

What can I progress onto?

Upon completion of the HND,you could be eligible to join the 3rd year of an Honours Degree course in bio-science, psychology, pharmacology, biology and chemistry. Alternatively into employment.

Other Information

You will be taught by a professional team of staff who will support you throughout your course.

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
£7500.00 £7500.00 H
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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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