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Applied Sciences

Perth College UHI

Venues

Main Campus

Content

The HNC Applied Sciences is a wide-ranging course providing a strong base for progression to higher level scientific study and on to more advanced level science.

You will study a range of topics including biology, chemistry, DNA technology and microbiology. Throughout the course you will acquire a range of practical skills and experience in science disciplines to prepare you for employment or further study.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher at C or above in a science subject, Biology, Chemistry or Physics preferred, plus National 5 Biology or Chemistry; or Foundation Apprenticeship Scientific Technologies (Laboratory Skills) plus Biology or Chemistry at National 5; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. You may be required to attend for interview.

Progression Routes

A relevant degree programme at a UHI college

Start Date

September

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years

Department

Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM)

SCQF Level

7

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General