Course description

This course provides a basic introduction to some of the processes that are essential to human life. This is particularly useful for those who aspire to study at a higher level in preparation for a career in a health related professions.

What can this course lead to?

This course will introduce you to the subject of Biology and will support you to progress on to further short courses such as ‘The Science of Everyday Life’ or a qualification course such as the ‘Level 2 Diploma in Health Science Profession’s. Our Student Support Services team will work with you to design a personalised learning journey based on your needs and aspirations.

Want to learn more?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Open Events.


Northern College, Yorkshire

Course session dates

Session dates for 8 October 2022 - 9 October 2022

  • Saturday 08 Oct 2022 to Sunday 09 Oct 2022

Session dates for 2 February 2023 - 3 February 2023

  • Thursday 02 Feb 2023 to Friday 03 Feb 2023

Course fees and funding support


* This course is fully funded for eligible students.

If you are not eligible, the cost of the course is £25.00. If you choose to stay residentially, and you are not eligible via the residential funding assessment, there will be an additional fee to pay. The vast majority of students are eligible to study and stay residentially for free and we will confirm when you apply.