Planit


Practical Science

Moray College UHI

Venues

Main campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Content

Science represents an important and growing sector, offering huge amounts of employment opportunities across biotechnology, chemical industries, environmental protection and natural heritage. Among local opportunities there’s an increasing demand for technicians in distilleries and other food and drink businesses.

This course is both academic and practical based, giving you the knowledge and skills on various science topics such as biology, chemistry, human body, forensics and environmental science.

This course is ideal as an introduction to science if you have no or little background in these subjects. You will gain the knowledge and skills to progress further through education or enter employment in a lab setting.

As part of the course you will have the opportunity to attend field trips including visits to local distilleries and a hospital as well as engage with employers.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including Maths, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4

Progression Routes

SCQF Level 6 courses

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Science and Environment

SCQF Level

5

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General