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Applied Sciences (with Biology)

Fife College

Venues

Glenrothes (Stenton) Campus, Dunfermline (Halbeath) Campus

Content

This is an excellent science course which prepares you to progress further in a science career. It is designed to allow you to progress in Further Education, onto HND: Applied Biological Sciences at Fife College, or to a university degree.

Subjects Include:
Laboratory skills for the science industry; Fundamental chemistry: An Introduction; Fundamental Chemistry: Theory & Laboratory Skills; Biochemistry Theory & Laboratory Skills; Quality And Health And Safety Systems In Science Industries; Cell biology Theory & Laboratory Skills; DNA and Genetics; Microbiology Theory & Laboratory Skills; Personal Development Planning; Graded Unit 1.

Entry Requirements

Higher Biology/Human Biology or Chemistry plus 4 subjects at National 5 including Maths, Biology and Chemistry; or Foundation Apprenticeship Scientific Technologies (Laboratory Skills) plus 4 subjects at National 5 including Maths, Biology and Chemistry; or Foundation Apprenticeship Food and Drink Technologies and 1 Higher in a science subject plus National 5 Maths; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.

Progression Routes

HND Applied Biological Sciences

Start Date

August

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Science

SCQF Level

7

Website

www.fife.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General