Applied Sciences: NQ (Int 2 level - Year 1)

This course meets the needs of people who wish to pursue a career in Science-related professions such as Microbiology, Physiology, Plant or Animal Biology or Chemistry. Course also of value to students intending to enter professions allied to medicine such as Nursing, Radiography, Physiotherapy etc.

For students who are unable, for various reasons, to commit to the one year full time programme.

This is year one of a two year programme that will progress you through the applied science subjects in biology, chemistry and physics in one year at Intermediate 2 level.  This programme is intended for those students who wish to increase their knowledge in the sciences in order that they can progress towards an award of HNC Applied Science or HND Biomedical Science in two years time.

(SCQF Level 5)

Entry Requirements

4 Standards Grades (grade 4 ) or 4 Intermediate 1 awards (grade C or above).

Passes in Mathematics and English at Level 4 are necessary along with a strong interest in science.

Entry by informal interview & a short written exercise.

Course Content

Biology; Biotechnology; Chemistry; Physics; Mathematics; Microbiology; Human Physiology; Communications; Information Technology; Ecology.


You will be able to apply online for this course from 26 January 2015.

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1 academic year
August - June
Maximum 15 hours per week

Can lead to:
NQ Applied Science (Higher level - Year 2)

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