NC (SCQF Level 6)


1 year


Aug 2024


  • Science


  • Aberdeen City Campus

Why take this course?

As well as providing a sound theoretical understanding of science to allow future study at HNC/D or university, this course will also involve a great deal of practical work which will be of direct relevance to local interests, industries or topical issues. This will ensure you acquire a broad base of laboratory knowledge and expertise, of great value in the job market. Examples of practical activities might include testing of aerodynamic design and efficiency by use of a wind tunnel, synthesis and testing of biodiesels and the study of how enzymes work in our bodies.

What you will experience

  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Maths
  • Biotechnology
  • Laboratory investigations
  • Science and technology
  • The opportunity to specialise in either physical science subjects (chemistry and physics) or in life sciences subjects (chemistry and biology)