Course Information

Queens University Belfast Foundation Degree in Energy, Environment and Sustainability

Queen's University Belfast

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 14 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 20
Total Hours: 600
Fee: £2600.00
Places Available: 16
Course Coordinator:

Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 16 September 2020
Day: Wednesday
Time: 09:00–20:00
Duration: 3 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 13
Total Hours: 390
Fee: £1000.00
Places Available: 16
Course Coordinator:


The teaching team are highly qualified, with industrial and research experience and some holding PhD degrees. The staff continually develop their professional skills by attending specialised training programmes.

Additional Information

Application to this course must be made through UCAS at

Terms & Conditions

Students are required to:

  • Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, on-line: and on the College VLE).
  • Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted.
  • The minimum overall pass mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.
  • Course Content

    You will also complete laboratory work to help prepare you for employment or enhance the skills you already have. Along with the vocational skills you will also develop employability skills through workshops such as teamwork, innovation and problem solving.

    Core Modules

    Cell Biology

    Assessment Method

    The assessment is criterion-referenced and all units will be individually graded as ‘pass’, ‘merit’ or ‘distinction’.

    Progression Opportunities

    The Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Applied Biology offers a progression route for learners who are employed in the applied biology and related science industries.

    Entry Requirements

    Learners must have 4 GCSEs including a science subject and Maths and English or equivalent.