This excellent course allows routes into a range of science degree courses and employment in the science industry. Students with HNC: Applied Sciences can articulate to year 2 of this HND course.

You will gain a thorough understanding of the principles of science combined with practical laboratory work and a laboratory-based project, which are essential for graduates entering employment. 

  • One year full-time (after successful completion of HNC: Applied Sciences)
  • Two years part-time (day release)
  • Part-Time 
  • Microbiological techniques
  • DNA Molecular techniques
  • Immunological techniques
  • Human body structure and function
  • Human metabolism
  • Cellular signalling
  • Biomedical investigations
  • Mathematics for Science
  • Graded Unit 2



  • Protein Structure & Function
  • Biomedical Pathology 
  • Animal Biology
  • HNC: Applied Sciences SCQF Level 7 group award
  • Research and industrial laboratories

  • Biotechnology

  • Microbiological

  • Pharmaceutical

  • NHS

  • You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process. This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise