HNC Applied Sciences

HNC Applied Sciences offers you the flexibility and breadth to match current employment needs and recognition of the requirements for progression to various universities across Scotland. 

The course develops the practical laboratory skills and theoretical knowledge essential for science-based employment in the locally expanding Health and Industrial sectors. It also forms a broad based entry level for university degree programmes in Biology and Chemistry.

Course content

A selection of Science-based subjects will include:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Laboratory Skills

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • Higher (or equivalent) in Biology/Human Biology AND Higher Chemistry at grade C or above AND SCQF 5 (S Grade, Int 2 or National 5) 1/2 or A/B passes in Mathematics and English.
  • Completion of a Higher (Level 6) NQ/NC Science course.
  • Other relevant work experience and skills will also be considered.  

Selection process information 

 

Progression routes

  • Successful candidates can progress into either year 1 or year 2 of a range of degree courses at Glasgow Caledonian University and University of the West of Scotland, including BSc in Biomedical Sciences
  • Successful candidates can progress into year 1 of a range of degree courses at Glasgow University and University of Strathclyde and other Universities in the UK
  • BSc Natural Science, Open University

SCQF level

07

Start date

28 August 2017

Duration

1 Year(s), August to June

SCQF level

07

Start date

28 August 2017

Duration

1 Year(s), August to June

For courses starting in August 2017, you can make up to two applications.

Applications are made to a course and a first choice of campus. If the course is oversubscribed at your first choice you will be automatically considered for alternative sites and may be made an offer without a further application.

 
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Contact us

Cardonald Campus
T: 0141 272 3778
E: hwcardonald@glasgowclyde.ac.uk

Langside Campus
T: 0141 272 3778
E: hwlangside@glasgowclyde.ac.uk 

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