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Forensic Science and Biotechnology

North East Scotland College

Venues

Aberdeen City Campus

Content

The course will give you an understanding of modern developments in biotechnology providing a thorough grounding for progression to HND in Industrial Biotechnology, or alternatively to HNC/D Applied Science.

You will undertake a range of practical investigations including, for example, blood typing, fingerprint analysis, biofuel production by yeast and microbial fuel cells.

You will study:
Application of science; Forensics science investigations; Biotechnology Chemistry; Biology; Human biology; Maths.

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