|Title:||Applied Sciences HNC|
|Application:||Applications for full-time undergraduate courses should apply through UCAS. The online application form and guidance notes are available on the UCAS website at www.ucas.com or telephone 0371 468 0468.|
|UCAS Institute Code:||B93|
|Duration:||HNC - 1 year|
A stimulating and challenging programme of study that will be both engaging and memorable. This qualification will provide you with the essential subject knowledge needed to progress successfully into further study or into the world of work. You will undertake a core of learning in Applied Science as well as the opportunity to specialise in your desired Science related pathway.
The pathways include:
Course validated by: Pearson Education
You will develop knowledge and awareness of key aspects of the Applied Sciences sector through core units.
The units include:
Fundamentals of Laboratory Techniques
Scientific Data Handling Approaches and Techniques
Regulation and Quality in the Applied Sciences
The ‘specialist pathways’ allow you to study units from your area of interest. These units include:
Fundamentals of Chemistry
Anatomy and Human Physiology
Inorganic or Organic Chemistry
Principles of Ecology and their Applications
Fundamentals of Biochemistry
You will be assessed through a range of different methods.
Successful completion of the HNC in Applied Sciences guarantees a year 2 place at the University of Salford on a range of Biology/Chemistry related degrees.
The course provides opportunities for students to enter employment in the Applied Sciences or the chance to progress on to further study.
Students who successfully complete their Applied Sciences HNC Chemistry pathway have a guaranteed place on the second year of a BSc (Hons) Chemistry at the University of Salford.
Those students who successfully complete the Applied Sciences HNC Biology pathway, also have a guaranteed place at the University of Salford on the second year of one of the following degrees; BSc (Hons) Biology, BSc (Hons) Zoology, BSc (Hons) Human Biology & Infectious Diseases. Please note that different fees will apply.
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BTEC Applied in a Science related subject minimum MMP (equivalent to 80 UCAS points) or 2 A-levels (D or above) in a Science related subject – every application is considered on an individual basis
Applicants should also have five GCSE grades 9-4 (A*-C) or equivalent including Science, English and Maths
The centre will also consider applicants who have passed a Kitemarked Access to Higher Education course (equivalent to 80 UCAS points)
If you do not have the standard entry requirements but have relevant work experience or an alternative qualification you may still be eligible for the course
You may be required to attend for an interview or assessment