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  • Qualification

    Higher National Diploma - HND

  • Location

    University of Wolverhampton

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

The biological sciences are a vast and endlessly fascinating area – this course provides an in-depth education in the molecular cellular and genetic activities of micro-organisms, plants and animals. With an emphasis on the applied aspects of the subject area, the course integrates technical, practical, problem solving and career relevant aspects of the award. Technical competence is an important aspect of the award hence you will be provided with ample opportunity to undertake hands-on experiments and computer based exercises which not only underpin theory, but also provide technical training. Integrated throughout the course at all levels are transferable skills which range from written and oral communication to career and time management, together with numeracy and scientific writing. These skills will assist your studies and are valued by employers. The award is technically supported by a full range of analytical equipment for the analysis of biological materials and for the investigation of microorganisms, plants and animals. This HND Course is designed to offer a broad understanding of the subject which with either provide you with opportunities to work at the technical level in the are of the biological sciences or will offer you the opportunity to progress to one of a number of specialist degree courses (depending on the modules chosen).

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,250per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : EE

To include a Science subject preferably Biology

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University information

University of Wolverhampton

  • University League Table

    121st

  • Campus address

    University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY, England

The Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) has a 45-year track record of working in almost 140 countries.
Each year the university welcomes students from over 130 nations, studying at one of its UK campuses or partner institutions overseas.
The university works with TNE partners around the world: China, Hong Kong, India, Nepal, Oman, Greece, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Myanmar, Ireland and France.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    97th out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    112 49%

    75th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    72nd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    86th

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