The HNC Applied Sciences is a wide-ranging course providing a strong base for progression to higher level scientific study to more advanced level science.You will study a range of topics including biology, chemistry, DNA technology and microbiology. Throughout the course you will acquire a range of practical skills and experience in science disciplines to prepare you for employment or further study.
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|A level||D||in a science related subject, preferably Biology, Chemistry or Physics. You should also have a minimum credit level Standard Grade or National 5 Chemistry or Biology or equivalent.|
|Scottish Higher||C||in a science related subject, preferably Biology, Chemistry or Physics. You should also have a minimum credit level Standard Grade or National 5 Chemistry or Biology or equivalent.|
|Foundation Apprenticeship (SCQF Level 6)||Pass||in Scientific Technologies (Laboratory Skills), or Food and Drink Technologies plus a Higher in Science.|
UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||Overall score of 5.5 with no element below 5.0|
|PTE Academic||50||Minimum score of 50|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72||Min 72 or above with min 17 in each section|
Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English in an academic environment and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The minimum English language requirements to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands are detailed below:
Further information on English Language Requirements can be found via the following link.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£6720||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6720||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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UHI Executive Office
Course contact detailsVisit our course page
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UHI Course Information Line Tel: 01463 279190