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Applied Biological Science top-up HND

Nottingham College

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UCAS CODE: BIO2

Course options

  • Qualification

    Higher National Diploma - HND

  • Location

    City Hub

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

**If you’re passionate about the biological sciences, this Higher National Diploma (Level 5) course could be ideal. It is designed to provide you with a broad range of skills, knowledge, understanding and personal qualities required to work in a biological science-based field. This course is also suitable if you are currently employed in a relevant industrial sector and are seeking higher-level qualifications to develop further your career.****About the course**This Level 5 HND top-up course is intended for those applicants who have already obtained (or expect to achieve) a full Level 4 in this subject.You’ll develop knowledge and understanding of biological theories and practice to be able to apply them in a variety of science-related industrial contexts.HND modules include:• Physiology of Cellular Systems in Animals• The Immune Response System• Neurophysiology and Homeostatic Control of the Human Body• Biochemistry of Macromolecules and Metabolic Pathways• Pharmacological Principles of Drug Actions• Work-based Experience• Personal and Professional Development• Employability Skills• Project for Applied Science**Assessment**Units are assessed via a range of internally set and assessed assignments including: reports, case studies, oral presentations, practical assessments, individual project work, data analysis, research, investigation, problem-solving tasks and portfolios of evidence.**Your career and progression**Upon successful completion of the HND course, you could go into employment or progress onto a wide range of science-based top-up degree courses, such as a BSc (Hons) or to further professional study in applied biology or a related discipline.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 9,500per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

HNC (BTEC) : P

Applicants for the HND should possess (or expect to achieve) the HNC Level 4 qualification.

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University information

Nottingham College

  • Campus address

    New College Nottingham, City Campus, The Adams Building, Stoney Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 1NG, England

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