Certificate in Applied Science National 5

What is special about this course?

The Applied Sciences are for students who have a basic training in science and would like to study more in this area.  Successful completion of the course can lead to three National 5 awards.

Entry requirements

  • Entry is subject to interview
  • A pass at National 4 or equivalent in each chosen subject is recommended
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Maths
  • English

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time


How long will my course last?

1 Academic Years

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date



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

Additional Costs

Please note if you wish to study on a part time basis there is a cost of £350 per subject. Some applicants may be eligible for a fee waiver.   

What can I do on completion of my course?

Progression to Science Highers

Is there more information available online?

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I want to apply in 2020/21

To study the Full Time Certificate in Applied Science (3 National 5's) please click here Full Time

To study the Part Time Certificate in Applied Science (1 or 2 National 5's) please click here Part Time

This will take you to the Part Time Certificate in Applied Science. Please note if studying part time there is a cost of £350 per subject. Some applicants may be eligible for a fee waiver.

Please note that places are limited and some applications may be placed on a waiting list. We will inform you if this is the case.

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.