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APPLIED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCES - LIFE SCIENCE Level 5 Foundation Degree Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Level 5
  • Higher Level Apprenticeship
  • Portadown Campus
  • Ulster University


Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry

A Higher Level Apprenticeship (HLA) is a work-based programme which enables you to earn while you learn and gain a nationally recognised professional qualification. The College will liaise with relevant employers to find you employment. This is subject to interview by the relevant employer. You will be in paid employment in a local pharmaceutical / life sciences company for 2 years and Southern Regional College will have a close relationship with your employer in mentoring you throughout your employment period.

The Foundation Degree in Applied Industrial Science forms the underpinning knowledge for the HLA programme. You will benefit greatly through this form of experiential learning by applying academic subject content in a work setting as well as developing a range of practical work related skills, decision making, communications, negotiating skills and teamwork.

All lecturers are highly experienced in their specific field with most educated to Masters level and some to PhD level. All lecturers have recent relevant industrial experience with some having worked in industry for a number of years prior to joining the College as lecturers. Through collaboration with industry students will receive the most up to date and relevant experience possible.

The HLA is delivered one day a week within the College while the Apprentice is employed in Industry four days per week.

Portadown Campus

Full Time
Mode of Study
Class Type
2 Years
Hours Per Week
Total Full Fee Per Year
Full Fee Breakdown

1 Available Session