• Life Sciences
  • 12 weeks or more
  • SCQF Level 5


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Intro to the course:

Gain an understanding in biology , chemistry , numeracy and science. Also a personal development unit and an introduction to the open university. 

SCQF Level 5

Study mode
Distance Learning

Start date

Who is the course for?

This is an online course with no fee and is for anyone who is interested in health care ie paramedical science , physiotherapy , biomedicine and any of the science subjects.  All resources will be available to view online at a time that is suitable to you, with a designated lecturer to support you in your educational journey.

What will I study?

Introduction to chemistry , biology , science , numeracy and open university. One personal development unit self and work.

Next step course options

Can progress to  a SWAP Health and Science course in August

How will I be assessed?

Some written work no exams 

Why should I choose this course?

An excellent way to find out about science and future progression in college and employment.

Where can this course lead?


What are the entry requirements?

No entry requirements

What are the interview arrangements?

No interview 

Fees, finance and funding:

Fees and finances for :

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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Study mode Distance Learning Start date 15/04/2024 Duration 12 weeks or more
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