If you would like to pursue a career in one of the government priority areas STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics), then this course is designed to provide you with the relevant qualifications for progression. You may have studied science in school or college up to National 5 level and never had to opportunity to progress higher. If so, this may be the programme for you. There are a number of exciting career opportunities in Scotland for people skilled in the sciences due to the numerate skills and logical thinking that they possess. Also, the increased reliance on technology is driving demand for skilled scientists.
You will also be given the opportunity to develop good laboratory skills through your practical work.
4 subjects at National 5 including English, Maths and a science subject; or NQ Applied Science (Level 5) or NC Animal Care. Interview.
HNC Applied Science or HNC Biosciences