Stow College

Biomedical Science: HNC

Stow College
In Glasgow

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Typology HNC
Location Glasgow (Scotland)
Duration 1 Year
  • HNC
  • Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

This course provides a broad understanding of the main branches of Science together with practical laboratory experience. Designed for students who are unsure which branch of Science interests them most and provides the opportunity to study Chemistry, Biology and Physics at university 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 (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Physics 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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Biomedical Science: HNC

Course Description
This course provides a broad understanding of the main branches of Science together with practical laboratory experience. Designed for students who are unsure which branch of Science interests them most and provides the opportunity to study Chemistry, Biology and Physics at university level.

Preferred Entry Requirements
At least 1 Higher (grade D or above) in an appropriate Science subject (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Physics 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: 1 academic year
Start Date: Aug-09
End Date: Jun-10
Hours per week: 18 hours

Course Content
Chemistry; Computer Applications; Statistics; Cell Biology; Biochemistry; Microbiology; Immunology;DNA and Molecular Techniques.

Progression
Employment as a Science Technician or Junior Laboratory Supervisor. 1st or 2nd year entry to relevant University Degree courses. HND Biomedical Science.

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