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Could you be responsible for the next big scientific breakthrough?

NHC’s Science department is located in the heart of the 3rd largest cluster of cell and gene therapy businesses in the world. We’re situated in the ‘Innovation Corridor’, linking industry from London to Cambridge, and our partnerships with employers such as GSK, Catapult, and Airbus mean you’ll be able to apply your skills to real workplaces for a full experience.

Our students have gone on to work on the frontline of many careers in science around the UK and abroad. Whether you want to help solve crimes as a forensic scientist or develop the next important vaccine as a biochemist, NHC will give you the foundation in science you need to kickstart your career.

Who do you want to be?

Discover your future with our range of Science courses

Career Pathway

The skills, knowledge, and experiences you’ll develop through studying a Science course with North Hertfordshire College will open doors to a broad variety of job opportunities within the sector.

Your career options include, but are not limited to:

  • Biochemist
  • Chemist
  • Pharmacist
  • Nurse
  • Paramedic/EMT
  • Therapist
  • Research Scientist
  • Counselling

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Work experience

If you’re looking to break into the STEM sector, North Hertfordshire College’s Science courses are the perfect choice for you. Our courses include plenty of opportunities for you to experiment with new skills and career opportunities, helping you evaluate which job is right for you.

By completing work experience placements and taster days with a variety of science organisations, ranging from local universities to global research institutions like GlaxoSmithKline, you’ll explore more ways you can apply your scientific knowledge and research skills to the sector. Whether you’re planning on applying for university, joining an apprenticeship, or going straight into work in the sector after your studies with NHC, we’ll help you build the experiences you need for success.

Looking for courses for adult learners?

North Hertfordshire College is proud to offer a range of professional and leisure courses to adults in the local community.

Whether you’re looking to change career, improve your skills, or pick up a new hobby and make new friends, NHC has a course for you.

Discover Adult Learner Courses