Applied Science NQ Level 5

What is special about this course?

NQ Applied Science SQCF level 5 will help you progress towards your career goals in science and health-related professions. The course will prepare you for studying Applied Science at SCQF level 6, helping you make the transition to higher levels of education with confidence and success.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have an SCQF level 4 qualification in Biology, Chemistry or Maths.

Applicants who do not hold a relevant qualification but have demonstrated an ability to achieve at this level may still apply.  If selected for an interview applicants will be required to take an aptitude test.

The selection process will include a discussion of your application and you should be able to show a clear interest in pursuing a career in this field.

NQ Applied Science contains SCQF level 4 and 5 units in a range of Science subjects, including Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Environmental Science, as well as Practical skills and Microbiology.  You will also study units in Maths, ICT and Communication.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

Face to face teaching, practical hands on; independent study


How long will my course last?


1 Year

Where can I study my course?

    • Perth College UHI

Start date

September

Fees

Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

What can I do on completion of my course?

The course will prepare you for studying Applied Science at SCQF level 6, helping you make the transition to higher levels of education with confidence and success.

Is there more information available online?

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I want to start in 2020/21

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Perth College UHI. Perth College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.