The BTEC HND in Applied Sciences is an enhanced Life Sciences programme designed to meet the needs & challenges of the modern day industry. It is approved by Pearson Edexcel UK, making it an internationally recognized qualification. The course syllabus has extensive converge on Cell Biology, Laboratory Techniques, Biotechnology, Chemistry for Biology, Bio Chemistry etc… and its delivered through a balanced mixture of academic study & practical course works and projects.

BTEC HND in Applied Sciences guarantees your progression onto top up studies at reputed UK & Australian Universities leading to BSc (Hons) Degree in Biomedical Science & Biotechnology.


  • Duration            : 18 Months (Full Time), 24 Months (Part Time)


  • Awarding Body: Pearson, UK


  • Intakes                : February, October


  • Academic Year : 2020/2021

–        G.C.E (A/L) in Bio/Tech Streams (2 passes) can enroll with pending results

–        Any recognized foundation

  • The education and training of Biological Science who are employed at a professional level in a variety of types of laboratory work and in the other the related healthcare industry.


  • Providing opportunities for the students to achieve a nationally recognized level four vocationally specific qualification.


  • Providing opportunities for full-time learners to gain a nationally recognized vocationally specific qualification to enter employment as a laboratory technician or progress to higher education vocational qualifications such as a full or part-time degree in Bio Medical Science/ Medical Science or related area.


  • Providing opportunities for learners to focus on the development of the higher-level skills in a practical and management context.


  • Providing opportunities for learners to develop a range of skills and techniques and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.

The structure has been established using the Guidelines for Higher National Diploma Courses in Applied Biology set out by Pearson Edexcel/BTEC. The Courses have been designed for students seeking a quality education appropriate to the needs of the “Health Sector” at Edexcel/BTEC Higher National Level.

The Higher National Certificate in Applied Biology provides a specialist work-related program of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the health sector and offers specialist emphasis through the choice of specialist units.

Semester 1

Fundamentals of Laboratory Techniques

Cell Biology

Regulation and Quality in Applied Sciences

Anatomy & Human Physiology

Semester 2

Scientific Data Handling

Fundamentals of Chemistry

Microbiological Techniques

Managing Scientific Projects

Semester 3

Molecular Biology and Genetics

Biochemistry of Macro molecules and Metabolic Pathways

Drug Developments for Production

Science Laboratory Management

Semester 4

Biotechnology Techniques


Applied Sciences Research Project

Infectious Diseases

Analysis of Scientific Data and Information



  • Developing a range of skills and abilities, personal qualities and attributes essential for successful performance in working life and thereby enable learners to make an immediate contribution to employment at the appropriate professional level.


  • Preparing for a range of laboratory related careers.


  • Equipping individuals with knowledge, understanding and skills for success in employment in the related industry.


  • Providing specialist studies relevant to individual vocations and professions in which learners are working or intend to seek employment in related industries.


  • Enabling progression to or count towards an undergraduate degree or further professional qualification in Biomedical Science/Medical Science or any other related area.
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