This will help you to potentially progress to courses in Veterinary Nursing, Biomedical Sciences, Pharmacology, Pharmacy Sciences, Food Sciences, Nutrition and Dietetics, Podiatry, Honours degree adult nursing (Please note that there are other nursing SWAP courses available that have less science content).
The course will contain both the National 5 and Higher levels in Chemistry and Human Biology. You will also require to complete a double credit unit in English communications and a higher level unit in ICT. Importantly you will also study National 5 level mathematics.
You should have a minimum of 3 clear years out of formal education and a history of good mathematics qualifications from school but for whatever reason you did not continue in your studies.
You will be interviewed and your numeracy skills will be tested during the interview period. You will also have to supply two (2) references that show your ability to learn and be successful.
Progression into any study within the NHS is subject to PVG Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records checking.
Successful students can progress onto first year university, HNC /HND Level courses or to a range of Further Education or Higher Education courses.
Access to FE/HE