Science and the Environment


Passionate about science and want to learn laboratory techniques used in a range of scientific fields? Our courses will prepare you for employment in industries such as biotechnology, food and drink, microbiology, environmental protection and scientific research - find your future here!


I think by choosing this course I have made the right decision as I have found it very interesting and have worked my way up to HNC level. It has also broadened my knowledge immensely.

Kirsty Berrill, HNC Applied Sciences Student

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Sam Bright, Science

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Q+A: Nat 5s and Highers in Science

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HNC Applied Science

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Careers in the science industry include:

  • nursing
  • healthcare
  • biotechnology
  • food and drink manufacturing
  • genomics
  • environmental analysis and protection
  • chemical industries
  • research
  • policy development
  • interpretation with a range of wildlife or heritage groups
  • archaeological consultancy
  • scientific consultancy
  • archiving
  • media and politics
  • tourism and heritage management

Meet The Team

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Sam Bright

Head of Curriculum STEM

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Susanne McLaren

HNC PAT and Science Lecturer

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Donna Morrison

SCQF Level 6 Course Coordinator and Science Lecturer

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Ross McGillivray

Learning Assistant (Science Technician)  

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