Certificate of HE Biomedical Sciences with Health, Exercise and Nutrition

L4 Level 4
Full Time
14 September 2020 — 21 May 2022
City Centre Campus, Cardiff

About this course

The programme focuses on the scientific study of all aspects of a healthy lifestyle, and the strategies that can be employed to improve health. The programme includes a series of fundamental science-based modules in human physiology, nutrition and biochemistry. Emphasis will be placed on the relationship between exercise, nutrition, lifestyle factors and health. An evidenced-based approach will be taken, allowing graduates from the programme to evaluate evidence for disease prevention and treatment, design trials to assess health interventions, take a lead role in health promotion and to relate to the Health Agenda of the Nation.

What you will study

You will study the following modules:  

  • Biochemistry
  • Cell biology and genetics
  • Human anatomy & physiology
  • Laboratory skills and data analysis
  • Infection & immunity A
  • Personal & professional development A

Methods of delivery will include lectures supported by tutorials, seminars, laboratory-based practical's and case studies.
Please note: You can apply for this course either through UCAS or directly with the College.
If applying via UCAS please use the following details: Course Code - B990, University Code - C20, Campus Code - 5, CAVC - Cardiff.

Course fee per year

Tuition Fees: £7,500.00

Entry requirements

Standard Entry: 72 UCAS tariff points to include grades from Biology and Chemistry A2 Levels or an equivalent Science qualification such as the BTEC Extended Diploma or relevant Access course. Applicants should have five GCSE passes at C grade or above.

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice
  • All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print
  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information

Start date

14 September 2020

End date

21 May 2022

Time of day

Day Time

Full Time

13 hours per week


City Centre Campus, Cardiff
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Course code



Certificate of HE Biomedical Sciences (HEN)



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City Centre Campus, Cardiff
City Centre Campus, Cardiff

City Centre Campus,

Dumballs Road,


CF10 5FE