HNC Bioscience

HNC Bioscience

The HNC Bioscience develops the skills, knowledge and understanding candidates need for progression to higher education in biological sciences, or for employment or training at technical or support level in the land-based and bioscience industries.

Candidates will develop: an awareness of safe working practices; scientific and practical laboratory skills used by the bioscience industries; and a fundamental knowledge and understanding of cell biology, microbiology, biochemistry and environmental issues. They will also choose specialist options in animal science, plant science, soil science, biotechnology, and the production of crops for food or energy generation.

Candidates also develop the transferable skills of: study and research, planning, synthesis and evaluation.

Candidate Information

HNC Bioscience

The HNC Bioscience develops the skills, knowledge and understanding you need for progression to higher education in biological sciences, or for employment or training at technical or support level in the land-based and bioscience industries...Find out more

Group Award Specification

Title: HNC Bioscience
Code: G8WV 15
Date: Version 08 (September 2016)
Download: HNC Bioscience Arrangements Document (780 KB)

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