Planit


Applied Science

Edinburgh College

Venues

Sighthill Campus

Content

This course is ideal if you’re looking to develop a career requiring a practical knowledge of the sciences. You’ll study each of the main branches of science: Chemistry, Physics and Biology as well as undertaking specialist units to increase your lab skills. After successful completion of semester 1 you can chose two course routes: Physics with Chemistry or Biology with Chemistry.

You study state which route you would like to study when applying.

Entry Requirements

Biology with Chemistry route
Higher Chemistry and Biology (or Human Biology) plus English and Maths at National 5; or NC Applied Science (Level 6)

Physics with Chemistry route
Higher Chemistry and Physics plus English and Maths at National 5; or NC Applied Science (Level 6)

Progression Routes

Year 1 or 2 at university

Start Date

August

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Science

SCQF Level

7

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General