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Applied Sciences NC SCQF Level 6

Unit: Living Cells


This unit will be undertaken by candidates on all routes of the Level 6 award.


The unit seeks to develop knowledge and understanding, problem solving and practical abilities in the context of cell structure, diffusion and osmosis, enzyme action, aerobic and anaerobic respiration, and photosynthesis. This is a component unit of Intermediate 2 Biology.


1 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding related to living cells.

2 Solve problems related to living cells.

3 Collect and analyse information related to Intermediate 2 Biology obtained by experiment


Cell Biology
Electricity and Electronics (physics)
Experimental Procedures - Science
Experimental Procedures: Choice of Biology, Chemistry or Physics
Higher Biology Units (option)
Higher Chemistry units
Higher Human Biology Units (option)
Higher Physics Units (option)
Information and Communication Technology
Introducing Metals and Electrochemistry
Introducing Quantitative Chemistry
Introduction to Chemistry
Mathematics 2
Mathematics for Science
Mechanics and Heat (option)
Microbiological Techniques (option)
Natural Resource Use (option)
Science and Technology in Society


Applied Sciences NC SCQF Level 6


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