Applied Science with Forensics
Full time, 1 year
For entry to this course you will need:
- Biology OR
- Chemistry OR
- Physics at Nat4 or above
- OR relevant previous experience of Science
Applied Science with Forensics is an intensive, one year course which will prepare hard working candidates for pursuing Scientific careers or progress onto further study in science.
The course covers theory and practical work from a broad range of science topics including Biology, Chemistry, Forensics, Physics and Mathematics as well as core skills in ICT and Communications.
It is envisaged that in the first semester candidates will be working at the SCQF Level 5, quickly progressing onto SCQF Level 6 in the second semester.
The assessment includes: practical assessment with associated written reports, maintenance of a technical lab diary, written end of unit exams and oral presentations.
The successful completion of this course would allow candidates to progress onto HNC Applied Science or to seek relevant employment in scientific industries.