Stow College

Applied Science/Biomedical Science: HNC

Stow College
In Glasgow

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Typology HNC
Location Glasgow (Scotland)
Duration 2 Years
  • HNC
  • Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

These courses provide a broad understanding of Biology and Chemistry together with a large element of Laboratory training. The courses are most suitable for students in employment in a laboratory (or others unable to attend on a full time basis) who possess an NQ Science or equivalent qualifcation and wish to progress to HNC/HND level.

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Government funding available

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Location

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Glasgow
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43 Shamrock Street, G4 9LD

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On request

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· Requirements

At least 1 Higher (grade D or above) in an appropriate Science subject (eg Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science or Maths) plus 2 Standard Grades or 2 Intermediate 2 awards in Science subjects OR appropriate range of SQA NC modules or NQ units. Entry by informal interview.

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Applied Science/Biomedical Science: HNC

Course Description
These courses provide a broad understanding of Biology and Chemistry together with a large element of Laboratory training. The courses are most suitable for students in employment in a laboratory (or others unable to attend on a full time basis) who possess an NQ Science or equivalent qualifcation and wish to progress to HNC/HND level.

Preferred Entry Requirements
At least 1 Higher (grade D or above) in an appropriate Science subject (eg Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science or Maths) plus 2 Standard Grades or 2 Intermediate 2 awards in Science subjects OR appropriate range of SQA NC modules or NQ units. Entry by informal interview.

Course Duration
Course Duration: 2 academic years
Start Date: Aug-09
End Date: Jun-11
Hours per week: 6.5 hours (1 day per week)

Course Content
Animal, Plant and Human Biology Chemistry Laboratory Skills (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) Mathematics Computer Applications Communication Physics and Additional Chemistry.

Progression
Career Progression to senior technican posts. First year BSc at most Scottish Universities.

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