Science Courses at West College Scotland
Summary: An introduction to Science courses at West College Scotland, student profiles, courses available and college facilities.
Welcome to the Science Courses Section of our website. We have tried to make it as easy as possible for you to find, fund and start a Science course.
Did you know?
- Employment opportunities in this challenging industry are diverse. Careers include biomedical laboratory work, environmental sciences, pharmacy work and scientific research, to name but a few.
- The UK currently has 395 specialist biotechnology companies, estimated to employ more than 18,700 people. A further 450 companies are involved in broader bioscience related activities.
- Approximately 80% of HNC and HND Science students progress to university.
We offer a wide range of qualifications in Science. Most of these courses are vocational, providing hands-on experience in our specialist laboratories.
The field of Science has diversified in recent years, with the development of new technologies and scientific advances creating new career opportunities. For instance courses are now offered in the field of Biomedical Sciences.
If you choose to study one of our Science courses, you’ll have full use of laboratories well-equipped for Chemistry, Biology, and Microbiology.
Continuous Professional Development
We offer short courses for developing your career as well as for fun and leisure.
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Full-Time and Part-Time Courses
View our current Full-Time and Part-Time Courses and Apply online: Greenock Courses
Student Case Study
HND Biomedical Science
“ I certainly am proof that what James Watt delivers changes lives in such a positive way, I have so much to thank the staff in the science department for.”
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