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BTEC HND in Biomedical Science

Introduction

This is a 4 semester course and the successful completion of it will enable the student to complete the top-up degree with any university in UK. When you are equipped with the degree, you will be eligible to become a Registered Biomedical Scientist.

Higher National Diploma popularly known as BTEC HND is a flagship qualification of Edexcel . HNDs are offered in over 9 major disciplines. These are 16 Unit qualifications and can be completed though approved centres of Edexcel.

It is a Pre-degree or Vocational Qualification awarded by Edexcel of UK. Successful completion of this BTEC HND from Edexcel guarantees a placement in either second or third year in any university or college in the UK or elsewhere.

For those who are successful at A-Level, it is an ideal path to aim for a degree or to be armed with an internationally recognized qualification which will pave the way for a highly-paid job in a selected field.

It provides the right balance between knowledge and skills. Students who take BTEC HNC/HND can get better and more profitable employment options at the end of the course as well as opportunities for higher Education (Bachelor of Science Degree) whereby he/she can aim for even better job options.

Whatever country in the world you choose to study this course, the end product will be the same, that is, it is recognized worldwide for employment and by universities for degree Education with 1-2 years exemption.

BTEC HND is a unique and universally recognized qualification that discerning employers throughout the world look for to provide employment. Its features are:

Ready admission to any University in UK or elsewhere
Recognition by professional bodies
Continuous assessment through practical activities and assignments

Modular Qualification Structure which means successful achievement of individual modules to be recognized as building towards the whole qualification

Development of transferable skills
Quality assured programmer of study|
Recognition of previous experience
An internationally recognized qualification at all levels of ability

HND in Biomedical Science subject areas include many topics Physiology, Pharmacology, Chemistry, Genetics offering a balance of practical skills and theory.

Panel of Lecturers

A high-caliber, competent, and experienced panel of lecturers with several years of Industrial and corporate experience ensures that our students gain maximum exposure to the inner workings of the industries through Practical examples, case studies and examples which helps build the foundation for further graduate level studies and also for future employability, whilst providing them with the knowledge to obtain high pass rates. Our lecturers have been well trained in latest teaching techniques and multiple assessment methodologies.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Semester 1
Laboratory Techniques for Applied Biology
Chemistry
Cells and Tissues
Homeostatis and Control System
Semester 2
Medical Microbiology
Analysis of Scientific Data & Information
Molecular Biology & Genetics
Biochemistry and Metabolism
Semester 3
Infectious Disease
Pharmacology Principles of Drug Actions
Pathology Laboratory Management
Clinical Chemistry
Semester 4
Project for Applied Science
The Immune Response System
Histology & Hematology
Quality Assurance & Quality Control

SYLLABUS

It is 16 modules- 4 semester programme. To receive HND, the student should complete all 16modules successfully.
BTEC HND in Biomedical Science
Biomedical Science examines the use of biological applications in the fields of medicine. It gives the knowledge about application of biological science in vast areas and it includes the application of new technology for disease diagnosis, developing new medicines and other technical knowledge which requires in many of the medical and industrial researches. It provides the students with the practical knowledge which is much require and related in the field with the appropriate theoretical knowledge.
Modules Covered

Semester 1
Cell Biology
Biochemistry
Human Physiology
Laboratory techniques
Laboratory techniques
Semester 2
Molecular Biology & Genetics
Medical Microbiology
Chemistry for Biology
Analysis of Scientific Information & Data
Semester 3
Pharmacology
Pathology laboratory Management
Clinical Chemistry
Infectious disease
Semester 4
Histology &Hematology
Immunology
Quality assurance & Quality Control
Project

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

GCE O/L
  • 6 Passes (Including English & Maths)
GCE A/L
  • Any stream (Preferred Bio)
  • 3 Passes or equivalent qualification