HND: Applied Biological Sciences SCQF Level 8 Fife College


Course info



This excellent course allows routes into a range of science degree courses and employment in the science industry. Students with HNC: Applied Sciences can articulate to year 2 of this HND course.

You will gain a thorough understanding of the principles of science combined with practical laboratory work and a laboratory-based project, which are essential for graduates entering employment.

At the end of this HND course, providing you meet the articulation requirements, you could progress directly into year 3 of a specific BSc (Hons) degree courses at any of the following partner Universities -

Abertay University
The University of Aberdeen
Edinburgh Napier University
Heriot-Watt University
Queen Margaret University
University of the West of Scotland

Alternatively, you could progress directly into employment with a highly valued HND qualification. The course is open to both school leavers and those looking to change or further their careers.


  • Research and industrial laboratories
  • Biotechnology
  • Microbiological
  • Pharmaceutical
  • NHS

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study HND: Applied Biological Sciences SCQF Level 8.

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees

Full-time fee: £6,000 per 15 credits (generally the equivalent of 1 year of study) for 2020/2021 entry. There may be a slight increase in 2021/2022 entry.




Stenton Campus

Portacabin S4,

Stenton Rd,



KY6 2RA, Scotland

Entry requirement for international students

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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