Start Date29 Aug 2022
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Course: Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate Applied Sciences (Biology)Campus: Strand RoadType: Full TimeStart Date: 29/08/2022Fees:
- Site location Strand Road
- Anatomy and Human Physiology
- Cell Biology
- Scientific Data Handling Approaches and Techniques (Pearson set assignment)
- Regulation and Quality in the Applied Sciences
- Fundamentals of Biochemistry
- Microbiological Techniques
- Fundamentals of Laboratory Techniques
- Fundamentals of Chemistry
UK Requirements48 UCAS points with at least a D grade or above in one science subject at A level or equivalent with a substantial portion of science within it. 5 GCSEs (A-C grades) or equivalent to include 2 C grades in science subjects and English (or Level 2 equivalent) and Maths (Please note: Essential Skills Level 2 application of number NOT accepted) OR Access Diploma with at least one science module – Pass of 45% and above. Interview Required
ROI Requirements48 UCAS points or above to include 2 Higher Leaving Cert passes (Grade D/H6) in Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths or equivalent) and OLC (Grade 04 or above) to include Maths, English and Science. Interview required.
Further StudyOn successful completion, you may progress into a range of Life or Health science related degree programmes; on to the Foundation Degree in Applied and Medical Sciences; top-up to an HND in Applied Sciences or progress into employment.
Career ProspectsOn successful completion, you may progress to a range of employment opportunities within the Life and Health Sciences sector to include: Pharmacy Technician, Dietetic Assistant, Cardiology Technician, Audiology Technician, Basic Level Pharmacology staff, School Technicians and Assistant grade Professionals.
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