Planit


Applied Science (Level 6)

New College Lanarkshire

Venues

Coatbridge Campus

Content

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.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 preferably including English, Maths and a science subject; or NQ Applied Sciences or NC Animal Care at (Level 5). Information session and interview.

Progression Routes

HNC Applied Science or HNC Biosciences

Start Date

August

Qualification

NQ

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