NQ APPLIED SCIENCES
Do you aspire to study science and have National 4 qualification in maths, English and a science subject? If so then this is the course for you.
The level 5 course is a one year programme and will allow you to develop and build skills across all areas of science by completing CfE national 5 units including biology, chemistry, and physics helping you decide which areas of science are of interest to you for future study. The course will also allow you to work on practical skills in these areas.
What you need to qualify for entry...
In order to obtain entry to the course you must have a minimum of 3 National 4 (or equivalent qualifications) in maths, English and a science subject.
You must also have a genuine interest in science and be able to clearly demonstrate this.
Entry to the course will be based upon a competitive review of the applications.
Applicants should now provide detailed information on relevant life, education and employment experience within their personal statement, in addition to demonstrating a genuine interest in the subject.
Tell us what experience you have in the subject already? What about the subject interests you? What skills do you have that will make you a good candidate for the course? Give examples. If your personal statement is missing this crucial information it is likely your application will be rejected and you will be unsuccessful.
As a face to face interview may not be initially possible your personal statement will be a very large factor in determining whether you are short listed for the programme. It is likely that short listed candidates will receive a formal interview either in person or on line.
Course topics include:
- Investigation Skills
- Study Skills.
The programme has been specially designed to provide a high level of support and guidance together with regular feedback on progression.
1 Academic Year
August - June.
Applicants wishing to study on a part-time basis will be considered and should provide information on this in their personal statement and at interview.
When you are finished your NQ Applied Science level 5 course successfully you may be eligible for progression the NQ Applied Science level 6 programme or in some cases science based access programmes depending on specific criteria being met.