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Applied Science (Level 5)

New College Lanarkshire

Venues

Coatbridge Campus

Content

This course is designed around the National Group Award for Applied Science and allows you to develop practical skills whilst studying various science subjects at National 5 Level. It involves completion of a variety of science investigations and experiments whilst at the same time developing your knowledge and understanding. You will study all three sciences to ensure that you have a well rounded knowledge base to allow positive progression in any of the main scientific frameworks.

To be successful in industry and further studies you must be scientifically literate and be able to analyse the links that present themselves through theory and practical experiences. We will help you to do this through your involvement in communications, ICT and experimental procedures classes.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including English, Maths and a science subject. Or Pathways to Animal Biology or NC Animal Care. Participation session, selection assessment and interview forms part of the selection criteria.

Progression Routes

Applied Science (Level 6)

Start Date

August

Qualification

NQ

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Science

SCQF Level

5

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General