Degree Module: Laboratory Skills for Science Industries


SCQF Level 7

Face to face

This module is designed to provide you with the opportunity to learn and develop competency in the skills most commonly used in laboratories. You will gain practical experience in measuring and weighing quantities as well as basic laboratory skills relevant to your course of study. Maintaining health and safety in a laboratory environment is integral to the module, which will provide the necessary practical and communication skills to enable progression to further study at HND level or to seek employment in science based industries.

On successful completion of the module you will be able to:

  • Apply key aspects of health and safety procedures in relation to science practical experiments;
  • Perform practical experiments related to science;
  • Demonstrate skills in interpretation of scientific information;
  • Demonstrate skills in scientific communication.

Entry requirement:

Students should have passed 2 Highers at C or above.

Mode of delivery: Face to face, Fridays, 9am to 1pm

Duration: One academic year (August/September to May/June)

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