Applied Science Level 6

What is special about this course?

Do you want to take the next step towards a career in science?

This course is designed for those who wish to pursue a career in a science-related profession. Using state-of-the-art laboratory facilities, this course provides valuable experience, knowledge and technical skills for working in a science lab environment. There is a strong emphasis on the development of good technical skills through practical work, lectures and case studies.


Entry requirements

  • Three passes at National 5 that include at least one science and mathematics or equivalent, or
  • Applied Science Level 5
  • Applications are encouraged from mature applicants who may not have formal qualifications but have skills required to meet the deamnds of the course.
  • Entry is subject to interview.

The programme includes experience of working in a laboratory and the opportunity to study aspects of biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

How long will my course last?

1 Year

1 year full time/2 years part time

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date



For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Progression to HNC Applied Science.

There are a number of exciting career opportunities in Scotland for people skilled in the sciences due to the numerate skills and logical thinking that they possess.

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We are no longer accepting applications for 2021/22

I want to start in 2022/23

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.