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Applied Science (Biology/Chemistry route)

North East Scotland College

Venues

Aberdeen City Campus, Fraserburgh Campus

Content

This is a wide-ranging course covering the theoretical and practical aspects of modern sciences. You will specialise in two of the major branches of science – chemistry and biology.

The course also includes a large amount of training in essential practical skills and the use modern analytical instrumentation of direct relevance to local and national employers. Scientific communication and presentation skills are also developed, which along with the extensive laboratory skills and scientific theoretical knowledge gained ensures that our HNC and HND graduates are highly sought after by employers.

Entry Requirements

Higher Biology (or Human Biology) and Chemistry; or Higher Biology or Chemistry and the other at National 5 at B. Maths required at National 5; or NC Applied Science (Level 6).

Progression Routes

HND Applied Sciences

Start Date

August

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Science

SCQF Level

7

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General