HND in Applied Biology, Level 5

Course overview

Would you like to learn more about bio medical science? Would you like to find out more about genetics? Then this course is for you.
You will develop the skills needed to progress into any aspect of science and management. The modules are constructed to challenge you and support your understanding of the values, theories and policies underpinning biology. This programme will also provide specialist options relevant to the vocation and profession in which you are working in.

This course is ideal for those who are currently working in, or are interested in working in biology and is delivered through a mixture of workshops, lectures and project-based assignments. You will study, genetics, ecology, microbiology, lab techniques, and cellular biology.

Entry requirements

A combination of academic qualifications, experience and motivation will be required to demonstrate the potential to complete the programme successfully. Applicants must have Merit, Merit, Pass at BTEC Level 3 in Applied Science or equivalent. A-level applicants must have 64 UCAS Points with at least one science subject studied. All applicants will be invited to interview.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed via coursework.

What can I do next

You may want to top-up your qualification in a one year course to gain a Degree in biology, biochemistry, ecology, microbiology, biomedical science, and many more.

Course Modules

––L4 Cell Biology
––L4 Human Health and Nutrition
––L5 Biochemistry of Macromolecules
and Metabolic Pathways
––L4 Ecological Principles and Their Application
––L4 Physiology of Cellular Systems in Animals
––L5 Environmental Management and Conservation
––L4 Laboratory Techniques for Applied Biology
––L4 Analysis of Scientific Data and Information
––L5 Project for Applied Science
––L5 Neurophysiology and Homeostatic

Control of the Human Body
––L5 Animal Adaptations
––L5 Biodiversity Conservation and Threat
––L5 Applied Genetics of Industry and Medicine
––L5 Work Based Experience
––L5 Infectious Disease
––L5 Industrial Microbiology

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Start Date
September 2017

Qualifications / Level
Level 5

Study Type
Full Time

Redditch Campus

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