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Forensic Science and Biotechnology

North East Scotland College

Venues

Aberdeen City Campus

Content

This exciting course will give you an understanding of cutting edge applications of forensic science and biotechnology.

Forensic science is a crucial part of crime scene investigation, using scientific techniques to analyse and piece together the evidence to be presented during a court case and help solve the crime.

Biotechnology explores how some of these techniques, and others, can be used to harness biological processes for use in industry. This includes interesting topics like vaccine production, DNA analysis and genetic engineering.

Entry Requirements

Maths and two science subjects at National 5; or NC Applied Science (Level 5)

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC

Start Date

August

Qualification

NC

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