Thurso Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
This is a new degree offering skills and practical experience in subjects including biology, biochemistry, genomics, laboratory practice and instrumentation, and focuses on recent advances in a range of scientific fields.
You will learn a range of laboratory techniques used in disciplines such as microbiology, biochemistry, chemistry for biology, molecular biology and genomics. On completion of the degree you will have gained experience and skills required for employment in industries such as biotechnology, food and drink, microbiology, environmental protection and scientific research.
3 Highers at BCC including 2 science subjects, Maths preferred, plus National 5 Maths and Chemistry; or Foundation Apprenticeship Food and Drink Technologies plus Higher English and Biology or Chemistry and National 5 Maths; or Foundation Apprenticeship Scientific Technologies (Laboratory Skills) plus 1 Higher in a science subject plus National 5 Chemistry.
Advanced entry is possible with HNC Applied Science.
For some optional modules you will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.
Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)
Science and Environment