Degree Module: Science Industry - Key Issues


SCQF Level 7

Face to face

This module is designed to give you the opportunity to appreciate and understand the key issues and problems, which individuals are likely to experience when entering the science industry.

Students will undertake a series of site visits to local industry including Scottish Water laboratories, NHS Highland nuclear medicine/medical physics/immunology and biochemistry sites, LifeScan, whisky analysis laboratories and materials laboratories.

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

  • Investigate and analyse a science industry and its related key issues;
  • Produce a 3000 word reference case study on the key issues in a science industry;
  • Present a 10 minute oral presentation on the key issues in a science industry.

Entry requirements:

Students should have passed 2 Highers at C or above

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

Duration: Semester 1 only - September to December

Further study might include: HNC Applied Science/BSc (Hons) Bioscience or BS (Hons) Environmental Science depending on qualifications and experience.

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