Planit


Applied Sciences

Argyll College UHI

Venues

Oban Centre

Content

This wide-ranging course provides a strong base for progression to higher level scientific study.
Topics include biology, chemistry, ecology and microbiology. Throughout the course you will acquire a range of practical skills and experience in science disciplines which will prepare you for employment or further study.

Assessment will be through appraisal of lab and course work.

Units covered include: Cell biology; Statistics for science; Laboratory skills for science industries; Fundamental chemistry: theory and practice; Applied sciences: graded unit 1

There is also a range of optional units.

Entry Requirements

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

Start Date

September

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years

Department

Science and Environment

SCQF Level

7

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General