Course Levels

Introductory courses, HNCs, HNDs and Degree Pathways

Campus Locations

Dunfermline, Glenrothes and Kirkcaldy

Study Options

Full-time and Part-time

Applications Open

Start studying in August 2023

Why Choose Science at Fife College?

Not all scientists wear white lab coats, the world of science is wide and varied, with limitless opportunities for exploration and employment.

From technology to medicine, scientists make an invaluable contribution to how we understand the world around us; from how atoms collide, and substances react with one another to forces within nature and biomechanics. Our range of courses and qualifications will give you the core skills and theoretical knowledge to fuel your desire and manifest it into a successful career.

Science Courses


Our Science Courses

What kind of job could I do?

Laboratory Assistant

Technical Apprentice

Built Environment

Modern Apprentice

Laboratory Assistant

Biomedical Scientist

Research Assistant

…and many more

Our Courses

We offer courses in the following subjects:

Applied Science

Human Biology

Health and Life Sciences

Progress To A Degree

Did you know that an HNC or HND qualification is the equivalent of first year (HNC) or second year (HND) of a degree at university? So depending on the subject studied, successfully completing an HNC or HND at Fife College could mean that you have the opportunity to progress on to Year 2 or 3 of a related degree course at university. In this area, on successful completion of an HND in Applied Biological Sciences, we offer articulation routes to years 2 or 3 of a related degree at the following universities:

Abertay University

Heriot Watt University

Queen Margaret University

Edinburgh Napier University

Robert Gordon University

University of Aberdeen

University of West Scotland

University of Highlands and Isles

University of St Andrews

What Happens after I Apply?

There are four possible outcomes from your interview:

1. Unconditional offer: you have met all the entry requirements and your place is guaranteed.

2. Conditional offer: your place is secured pending meeting the entry requirements.

3. Waiting list: you have met all entry requirements; however, the course is full.

If any spaces become available you may be contacted usually around about the course start date.

 4. Unsuccessful: speak to our Guidance Team.

They may be able to help you find another suitable course.

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