HND/HNC Applied Sciences (Biology)

If you have an interest in biology, work in a science-related career or are interested in further your study locally to gain a higher level qualification alongside your work, this course provides you with an opportunity to study part-time from as little as one day per week to gain a nationally-recognised level 4 or 5 qualification.

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This course is designed to introduce you to Level 4 and 5 Biology in the context of increasing employability and preparing you for jobs in these areas. it will include work from a wide range of areas including biochemistry, physiology and health, environmental and conservation studies and a firm foundation in lab techniques and data analyses. the teaching will all be carried out in small teaching groups and work experience and placements will be an integral part of the course. 

Where will this course take me?

You can top-up this qualification at Truro and Penwith College by enrolling in:

  • HND Applied Sciences (Biology) (if topping up an HNC)

This qualification can take you into roles such as:

  • Environmental and Conservation Work
  • Health and Fitness Centres
  • Lab work in Hospitals. 

How to Apply

Applications for September 2021 are now open. 

Please apply to this course via Ucas using the below information: 

UCAS Institution: Truro and Penwith College
UCAS Institution Code: T85
HNC UCAS Course Code: C909

HND UCAS Course Code: C910

HND/HNC Applied Biology
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