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Access to Life Sciences (SWAP)

Edinburgh College

Venues

Sighthill Campus

Content

Life Sciences Access is a steppingstone to further education at a university level. You will develop your knowledge and understanding in subjects such as Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Our Science department offers you the opportunity to study in purpose-built laboratories. These will support the development of your general and specialist practical skills whilst enhancing your theoretical understanding of science.

You will cover a range of National 5 and Higher Level subjects such as: Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Information Technology, Preparation for Higher Education.

Entry Requirements

National 5 Maths. Interview and short test. You must have been out of full-time education for 3 years or more and have no/few formal qualifications.

Start Date

August

Qualification

Access to FE/HE

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Science

SCQF Level

6

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General