Biological and Chemical Sciences (subject to final approval)

Biological and Chemical Sciences (subject to final approval)

HNC/HND/BA (Hons) Degree

Awarded by Coventry University

Why choose this course?

Biological & Chemical Sciences is a course designed to equip you with a wide range of key skills and a knowledge base that is integral to different disciplines within science. One aim of the course is to ensure you have a good solid understanding of popular areas of science such as microbiology, genetics, cell biology, human physiology and biochemistry/chemistry, while developing integral practical skills associated with these areas.

Why study with CU Coventry?

  • Microbiology and Parasitology
  • Fundamentals of Chemistry
  • Applied Cell Biology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Advanced Skills for Biological and Chemical Science
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Applied Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Advanced Physiology and Pharmacology
  • Biological and Chemical Sciences Project
  • Analysis and Applications of Chemistry
  • Pathophysiology of Disease
  • Advanced Applied Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Pathology (biochemistry/microbiology/histology)
  • Forensics
  • Medical/Dental Technician
  • Environmental Scientist
Key Facts
Awarded by
Coventry University

HNC/HND/BA (Hons) Degree

UCAS Course Code
C100 (HNC), C102 (HND), C101 (BSc)

Course Duration
1-3 years

Course Fees
£7,102 2017-18

Entry Requirements
64 UCAS points (HNC)

Further Information

0800 622 006

Six reasons to study with CU Coventry at Sandwell College


All of CU’s courses are awarded by Coventry University, meaning when you graduate, you will receive a Coventry University degree. Tutors maintain high levels of class contact and offer support to help ensure you are learning throughout your time with us.


Coventry University has an excellent reputation for providing degrees that are relevant to the world of work. We want every single student to gain the relevant skills and knowledge that will help them secure employment in their chosen profession.

No End of Year Examinations

We’ve moved away from end of year exams to more modern assessment techniques which take place during each 6-week module. You only study one module at a time, allowing you to give each assignment your full attention.



Our tariff entry requirements are not as high as many other institutions. We know that many of our students have had other priorities in their lives but still have the ability and determination to succeed. Entry requirements are:

64 UCAS tariff points. All courses require 5 GCSEs at A-C including Maths and English.

80 UCAS tariff points. All courses require 5 GCSEs at A-C including Maths and English.

BA (Hons) Degree
104 UCAS tariff points. All courses require 5 GCSEs at A-C including Maths and English.

Professionally Accredited Courses*

Many of these degrees include content from professionally accredited courses. This means while you’re studying for your degree, you could also be working towards a professional qualification which may help to give you an edge in the graduate market.

*Limited to specific degree courses. See course descriptions for full details.


In order to make higher education accessible to everyone, we keep our tuition fees lower than many comparable institutions. Fees for UK/EU nationals in 2017 -18 are £6,009 or £7,102 depending on the course.