HNC in Applied Biology
Mode: Full-time / Part-time
Start Date: September 2019
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Day: Monday and Tuesday
Time: 1 year Full-time, 2 years Part-time
Duration: Full-time: 2 days / week Part time 1 day per week
Cost: £6,000 Full Time / £3,000 per year Part Time
Course Overview

This programme is aimed at students who have completed a Level 3 course in Science or a related subject, who are looking to study a Higher Education programme locally to progress their career within this sector.

What will I learn?
  • Analysis of Scientific Data and Information
  • Cell Biology
  • Physiology of Cellular Systems in Animals
  • Laboratory Techniques for Applied Biology
  • Biochemistry of Macromolecules and Metabolic
  • Neurophysiology and Homeostatic Control
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Chemistry for Applied Biologists

Two Chemistry units may also be incorporated into this qualification.

How will the course be assessed?

A series of written and practical work is assessed by your tutors and will determine your overall grade.

Materials and other information

To apply for a HE loan for the HNC in Applied Biology course, please visit

All HE enrolments are subject to the College’s Higher Education Student Agreement.


This course can offer opportunities for students to continue their studies by progressing to a HND Applied Science or to Year 2 of selected university degree courses.


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