COURSE INFORMATION

You will study for the PDA in a full day per week. You can attend for a further afternoon a week and gain the HNC Applied Science.

  • Competence in essential laboratory skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Time management
  • Negotiation skills
  • HN units include biochemistry, cell biology, statistics for science, and fundamental chemistry
  • Laboratory skills will be introduced which provide evidence for Advanced Higher units
  • The curriculum supports the delivery of Higher and Advanced Higher Science and Maths
  • Four National 5s at Grade C or above including a relevant science and mathematics
  • It is also expected that you will have a least one Higher at Grade C or above
  • Chemistry Biology and Mathematics 
  • 1 Higher in a science
  • Progression to an HNC/HND programme
  • Enhances application for university. Direct entry into second year may be possible
  • Life Science industries: research, industrial, or clinical
  • Competence in essential laboratory skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Time management
  • Negotiation skills