Applied Sciences

UHI Moray


Main campus


The HNC Applied Sciences is a wide-ranging course providing a strong base for progression to higher level scientific study and on to more advanced level science.

You will study a range of topics including cell biology, chemistry, ecology, maths and physics for life science. Throughout the course you will acquire a range of practical skills and experience in science disciplines to prepare you for employment or further study.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher at C or above in a science subject, Biology, Chemistry or Physics preferred, plus National 5 Biology or Chemistry; or Foundation Apprenticeship Food and Drink Technologies or Scientific Technologies (Laboratory Skills) plus Biology or Chemistry at National 5; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. You may be required to attend for interview.

Progression Routes

HND or degree level study

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Science and Environment

SCQF Level