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NQ INTRODUCTION TO SCIENCE AT SCQF LEVEL 5

  • Start date:   August 2023
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 5
  • Course Type:   Full-time

NQ INTRODUCTION TO SCIENCE AT SCQF LEVEL 5

This is an introductory science course for those who wish to begin their journey in a science related field. You will develop your scientific knowledge and gain essential laboratory skills which can lead onto the NQ science level 6 course delivered at West Lothian College. 

  • What the course includes

    The course includes a variety of subject areas including: 

    • Biology 
    • Chemistry 
    • Laboratory skills 
    • Maths 

Why choose this course?

You will learn through a combination of taught classes, group work and practical laboratory experience. You will develop your communication and ICT skills which will also prepare you for further study at SCQF level 6. 

Entry requirements

  • A minimum of 3 passes at National 4 level which includes at least 1 science either biology or chemistry 
  • A pass at National 4 Mathematics 
  • A pass at National 4 English is recommended 
  • Supporting personal statement 
  • Where it leads

    Education:NQ science level 6. 

    Employment:opportunities in the life science sector.

Interview arrangements

We will invite you to an interview which involves: 

  • Information session 
  • Individual discussion 
  • Group discussion 
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