Applied Science HND
New City College
Key Course Facts
Applied Science is the understanding of how organisms work and how living organisms can produce useful products. Get answers to questions like, why blood is red, how to grow bacteria, and if chocolate is good for you. You will develop your knowledge and understanding of biological theories and build skills needed to effectively apply them in a future scientific career.
The course aims to give those with an interest in biological sciences the practical and theoretical skills to advance their career by developing technical competence through a number of hands-on activities and experiments.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
GCSE grades A* to C and/or 9 to 4 (or equivalent) or Level 2 Functional Skills in Math and English may be considered, 16-64 UCAS points from AS and A-Levels or Level 3 qualification in related subjects or Access to HE Diploma Mature (over 21) students, who do not meet these academic qualifications but have relevant work or life experience will be considered. Non-native English speakers or who have not studied the final two years of school in English, will take college assessment in English and math. Applicants are expected to attend an interview.
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Tuition Fees Applied Science HND
|England UK||£7000||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£7000||year 1|
Additional fee information
Average student cost of living in London
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
How to apply
January 1, 2024
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Possible Entry Points:
- year 1 (Default entry point)
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About New City College
New City College (NCC) is a large-scale institution that operates from campus locations in both Essex and East London. There are a total of 5 campuses in each of these locations, with specialist facilities provided for the diverse range of courses offered at each site.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Applied Sciences Foundation Year BSc (Hons)||Northumbria University||73%||-||6%||-||-||95||Newcastle||On campus Full-time|
|Applied Science HNC||Birmingham Metropolitan College||73%||-||6%||-||-||95||Birmingham||On campus Full-time|
|Applied Sciences (Forensic Science) HNC||University of Suffolk||73%||-||6%||£6168||£6570||95||Ipswich||On campus Full-time|
|Engineering and Applied Science Foundation Programme BSc (Hons)||Aston University||73%||-||6%||£9250||£20200||95||Birmingham||On campus Full-time|
|Applied Sciences HNC||University of the Highlands and Islands||73%||-||6%||£6915||£7230||95||Inverness||On campus Full-time|
|Applied Sciences (Biology) HND||Truro and Penwith College||-||-||-||£8224||£9335||-||Truro||On campus Full-time|
|Applied Sciences: Biology HNC||Burnley College||-||-||45%||£6000||-||-||Burnley||On campus Full-time|
|Applied Sciences (Biology) HND||The London College UCK||-||-||45%||£6165||-||-||Hounslow||On campus Full-time|
|Applied Sciences HNC||City College Plymouth||-||-||45%||£7450||-||-||Plymouth||On campus Full-time|
|Applied Science: Biology HND||Burnley College||-||-||45%||£6000||-||-||Burnley||On campus Full-time|