Andrew R Res


NQ Applied Science Level 5 with Biology & Chemistry

  • Campuses

    • Greenock
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 5

  • Campuses

    • Greenock
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 5


Why study Science at West - Finnart Campus?

Located just over 30 minutes by train from Glasgow Central, West College Scotland Finnart Campus in Greenock provides an exciting opportunity to study Science at a range of levels in our friendly, supportive surroundings.

With a long-established reputation for excellence in Science, you’ll join our award-winning team of students and highly experienced staff, learning in sector leading laboratory facilities to help create the science workforce of the future.

We have strong industry links at a local and international level, working with large organisations such as NHS Scotland, DSM Nutritional, SSERC and Inverclyde District Council to name a few.

Our graduates have successfully progressed to jobs in a diverse range of industries and sectors as well as to further study at degree level at prestigious UK universities; so whatever area of Science you are passionate about, we can help you on your journey.

What will I learn?

On this course you’ll study two main sciences and the range of subjects you’ll learn includes relevant options from:

You'll learn about:

  • Laboratory Safety
  • Chemistry
  • Numeracy and maths
  • Science investigation skills
  • Science practical skills
  • Human Body
  • Microbiology

What qualifications do I need?

You'll need a National 4 or equivalent qualification in relevant subjects, like Chemistry and Maths as well as Biology.

For applicants where English is not the first language you will be required to provide evidence of ESOL at minimum of Level 5 Grade C or above (or equivalent).

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, you’ll be invited to attend an information session.

What can I do after?

After completion of this course you could develop your skills further by studying another course, such as:

  • Access to HNC Science Level 6 (Biology/Chemistry)
  • Access to HNC Applied Science Level 6 (Physics/Chemistry)
  • Access to Biomedical Science Level 6



Programme Information

Start: August

End: June

Duration: 1 Year

Additional Information

Our students go on to acheive great things, but don't take our word for it, read what they say:

Andrew Thompson


Study options

Campus Mode Level
Greenock Full time SCQF 5

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