Course overviewIn this course you will study how the human body functions at a genetic, cellular and tissue level. You will gain understanding of how human biology and lifestyle factors interact to affect the health of individuals and populations. You will also explore the many ways that this knowledge can be applied in order to improve diagnostic and health outcomes. This course will give you a foundation for biological study, as you will gain theoretical knowledge of human body functioning, an insight into the factors and risks affecting health and knowledge of how biology is applied to make a positive impact on all our lives.
What else do I need to know?The health sector is one of the largest employment sectors in the UK. Around 50,000 people employed are in applied health science occupations.
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Step up to a top university or move into a competitive programme like Medicine or Law with our Honours Programme. Perfect for ambitious and high-achieving students.
The Honours Programme is an additional pathway for students whose aspirations are to progress onto highly competitive courses at top universities, such as those in the Russell Group. Once accepted onto the programme, you’ll be expected to commit extra time every week to this intensive support pathway.
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What are the entry requirements?
You should also have a GCSE grade 6 in Biology or grade 6-6 in Combined Science.
How is it assessed?
What financial support is on offer?
College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £23,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance
What can I do next?
Example career options include occupational therapy, allied health and sciences including life sciences, clinical biomedical sciences, physiological
sciences and much more.
How do I find out more?
Science & Maths
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