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Applied Sciences at University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) - UCAS

Applied Sciences

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Scottish Qualifications Authority trading as SQA

There are other course options available which may have a different vacancy status or entry requirements – view the full list of options

Course summary

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.

Course details


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

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How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
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

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5Overall score of 5.5 with no element below 5.0
PTE Academic50Minimum score of 50
TOEFL (iBT)72Min 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.

https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/international/international-courses/eligibility/english-language-requirements/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £6720 Year 1
England £6720 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6720 Year 1
Wales £6720 Year 1
EU £1285 Year 1
Scotland £1285 Year 1
International £7020 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Applied Sciences at University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) - UCAS