Introduction to Science

What is special about this course?

This course starts in January only.

Introduction to Science is for students who have no formal training in science but would like to know more. 

Entry requirements

  • Entry is subject to interview
  • Recommended Numeracy at Level 4

A wide range of science subjects are covered including:-

  • Forensic science
  • Renewable energy
  • Telecommunications
  • Biotech
  • Chemistry

Also included in the programme are the core skills of communication, keyboard skills and numeracy.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

This is a full-time course starting in January and it lasts for 18 weeks. 

A typical week includes 3 full day attendance at college.

How long will my course last?

18 Weeks

This course starts in January only.

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date



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


Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance)

What can I do on completion of my course?

Successful completion of the programme can lead to study at SCQF level 5 in Applied Sicence or Engineering.

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Introduction to Science

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