Cogent is the Sector Skills Council for the Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Nuclear, Life Sciences, Petroleum and Polymer Industries.

The Life Sciences and the Related Science Industries are high-tech, innovative and highly diverse, spanning pharmaceuticals, medical technology, biotechnology, and industrial biotechnology and has applications across many other sectors.

More information about the industry can be found on the Cogent website and the website of Life Sciences Scotland, which represents the life sciences community in Scotland, from industry and academia to healthcare and government.

Framework details

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Updated October 2015

Enhancements updated: for the frameworks at SCQF Level 7 and SCQF level 8