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Applied Science (Level 5)

Forth Valley College

Venues

Falkirk Campus

Content

This course will start the learner on the road to becoming a lab technician or studying science at a higher level. Using state-of-the-art laboratory facilities, this course provides valuable experience, knowledge and technical skills for working in a laboratory environment. There is a strong emphasis on the development of good technical lab skills through practical work, lectures and case studies.

This course enables learners to advance onto Highers and then HNC, HND or degree level study and to secure employment in science-related industry sectors.

You will study the following subjects at National 5 Level: Biology; Chemistry; Maths; Science and Technology; Lab skills; Physics.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Interview.

Progression Routes

Applied Science (Level 6)

Start Date

August

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Science

SCQF Level

5

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General