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 and Biology as well as undertaking specialist units to increase your lab skills.

The course is designed to be both sufficiently varied and in-depth to allow you to progress onto university studies, as well as prepare you for employment that relies on a knowledge of applied sciences.

Content: Maths and statistics; Chemistry; Physics; Biology; Lab skills.

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)

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