Course Fees & Enrolment Requirements
Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, Power point)
A minimum of 5 GCSEs (grade C and above, including Maths & English)
An A level (or equivalent) in Biology* or Chemistry Candidates who do not have an A Level in Chemistry or Biology are required to complete a BCNH Science Foundation course first.
*Note that some students with a Biology A level-equivalent qualification may still be required to complete the Science Foundation Course, if the qualification does not include sufficient biochemistry content.
Candidates enrolling on BSc must have an A Level in Chemistry or equivalent, or they will be required to complete the BCNH Science Foundation course first.
Compulsory interview – all candidates who wish to study at BCNH must have a formal interview with a member of the BCNH academic team. Interviews can be done by attendance at our Head Office or via Skype. You can complete the BCNH Interview Form here.
Having an interview does not oblige you to enrol on the course.
International Students – Enrolment Requirements
Candidates who cannot provide evidence of GCSE and A level certificates for the above (e.g. holders of international qualifications), must provide evidence of an equivalent qualification.
A Statement of Comparability can be obtained from the following agency: UK NARIC. This is the company that BCNH and the University of Greenwich use to assess the equivalence of overseas qualifications to UK qualifications and they will be able to tell you what your qualifications are equivalent to.
If English is not your first language, you also need to provide an IELTS (International English Language Testing System) certificate with a minimum grade of 7.
Step 1: An Interview
Step 2: Place Offer Letter
Following an interview, if we feel that you are a suitable candidate for the course, we will send you a Place Offer Letter.
Step 3: Enrolment
Once we have received your completed and signed documents, with the appropriate fee, we will enrol you on the course and confirm your enrolment in writing.
BCNH Course Fees (2018 – 2019)
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|Refresher Science Foundation Course (SFC)|
(online, part-time, suitable for those only who need to refresh their science knowledge)
Online Science Foundation Course
(part-time, start any time throughout the year)
|Level-6 Diploma in Nutrition and Health|
(3 years, part-time, without clinical practice)
|Level-6 Diploma in Nutritional Therapy|
(4 years, part-time, with clinical practice)
|NB: BCNH fees increase annually, in line with the rate of inflation.|
There are no funding options, apart from a personal loan from your bank, available at the moment.
What is included in the Course Fee?
The course fees include:
- Expert lecturers – we hire lecturers who are experts in their field, so you will be taught about the latest research and developments in nutrition.
- Classroom attendance, live-streaming, video recordings and lecture notes are included in the fees.
- Student support – academic and pastoral support from Personal Tutors and Programme Leaders. Each year you will have a Personal Tutor who will also monitor your progress.
- Assignment webinars – these are regularly scheduled to help you help you understand assignment requirements.
- Online quizzes – provide you with a useful tool to consolidate your learning and can be attempted as many times as you like
- Online student forums – these are monitored by tutors and programme leaders to help you with any academic issues. All students share each other’s Q & As, so they can learn from each other.
Books on the reading list, resit examinations, assignment resubmissions and private tuition are not included in the course fee and are payable separately.
BCNH students can pay their fees as follows:
- a full academic year fee in advance
- by monthly instalments
- by quarterly instalments
BSc students pay University of Greenwich (UG) fees directly to the University.
You can request a breakdown of BCNH & UG course fees by emailing email@example.com
Withdrawals & Deferrals (Ts & Cs)
Any student who wishes to withdraw from the course during an academic year must inform the college, in writing. An administration withdrawal fee of £960 will apply.
There is no withdrawal fee if a student withdraws at the end of the academic year.
Deferment must be agreed in writing between the college and the student. Students who wish to defer a year may do so, however, a deferral fee of £960 will apply. Upon re-enrolment students will be credited £600 towards the course fee (subject to re-enrolment on the course within 12 months).
Upon re-enrolment, deferred modules are charged at the rate appropriate to the academic year in which they are undertaken. There is no deferral fee if a student defers at the end of the academic year.
BCNH will charge a penalty fee / admin fee of £35 for each reminder letter in respect of missed payments. Reminders may be sent automatically every fortnight from the date the payment was due. Students whose fees are more than 2 weeks in arrears will be denied access to course materials on Moodle and tutorial support until their fees are up to date.
We look forward to hearing from you!
If you wish to learn more about the college and the courses we offer, you are most welcome to attend one of our Open Days or Evenings or online Course webinars
Alternatively, you can call our friendly admin team for further information: +44 (0) 207 433 2555. You can also pay us a visit at our Head Office (by prior arrangement)
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