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Pharmaceutical Science: NQ Course Description This course is intended for any suitably qualified person aspiring to a position as a Pharmacy Technician within the Health Service or retail trade. Work shadowing is an integral part of the course and enhances the career prospects of students. The specialist subjects are taught by a qualified Pharmacist. Successful students will gain the NQ in Pharmaceutical Science award. Preferred Entry Requirements 4 Standard Grades (grade 3 or above) OR 4 Intermediate 2 awards to include Maths and English plus 2 from Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Human Biology and General Science OR an appropriate range of SQA NC modules or NQ units. Entry by informal interview. Course Duration Course Duration: 1 academic year Start Date: Aug-09 End Date: Jun-10 Hours per week: 21 hours Course Content Chemistry, Human Physiology, Microbiology, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Work Shadowing, Computer Applications. Progression Employment in hospital pharmacies and chemist shops or possible entry to HNC Applied Science or the University of West Scotland Certificate in Higher Education.

Pharmaceutical Science: NQ Course Description This course is intended for any suitably qualified person aspiring to a position as a Pharmacy Technician within the Health Service or retail trade. Work shadowing is an integral part of the course and enhances the career prospects of students. The specialist subjects are taught by a qualified Pharmacist. Successful students will gain the NQ in...

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