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  • Qualification

    HNC - Higher National Certificate

  • Location

    Falkirk Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Please note that due to COVID-19, this course will initially be delivered via a blended learning approach, which may include face-to-face learning in the classroom, remote learning off-campus and digital learning. When delivery is taking place on-campus, there will be reduced student numbers and physical distancing measures in place.

The HNC Applied Biological Sciences is a general science qualification intended for those wishing to find employment in the science industries or to progress to further study at HND level. It is a broad course providing students with knowledge and skills related to biological, chemical and physical sciences. Students will also develop a wide range of practical laboratory skills in addition to gaining an understanding of good laboratory practice.

Career Paths

  • Research Scientist
  • Scientific Technologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Biomedical Scientist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Protein Scientist
  • Molecular Biologist
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Process Engineer Analytical
  • Industrial Laboratory Technician

Progression

  • HND Applied Sciences
  • HND Applied Biological Sciences
  • HND Applied Chemical Sciences
  • Possible direct entry into the first or second year of some degree programmes

Tuition fees

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£ 6,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education

  • Campus address

    Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education, Grangemouth Road, Falkirk, Falkirk, FK2 9AD, Scotland

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