• January
  • Full-Time
  • 12 weeks or more
  • Life Sciences
  • SCQF Level 6


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Intro to the course:

This access course introduces you to further learning in Biology, Chemistry, numeracy, communications and health units such as HIV. Some practical laboratory skills are included. It is a good starting point for anyone who wants to start a career in science or health.

SCQF Level 6

Study mode

Start date

Who is the course for?

This course will suit adult returners wishing to change career and work within the science and health industry.

What will I study?

In this access course you will study biology , chemistry , HIV , communications , numeracy and mental health unit.

Next step course options

HNC Applied Science 

How will I be assessed?

Open and closed book assessment

Why should I choose this course?

This course is ideal for anyone looking to change career and return to college to study.

Where can this course lead?

Working within the science field 

What are the entry requirements?

No formal qualifications but a gap from education, informal discussion and reference .

What are the interview arrangements?

No interview but informal discussion and reference . Suited to anyone who has been out of education and wishes to return to study.

Fees, finance and funding:

Fees and finances for full time:

There may be help available to assist with your study related costs. Impartial, confidential help and advice on financial matters is available from the Student Funding Team - including Bursaries, Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA), Student Awards Agency for Scotland, Student Loans Company and student support funds.

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Other information:

For more information on this course and to speak to a member of our team email admissions@slc.ac.uk

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