Biology Higher

What is special about this course?

The Higher Biology course provides a broad-based, integrated study of a wide range of biological topics and builds on concepts developed in National 5 courses. 

 

 

 

Entry requirements

  • Standard Grade Biology or
  • Intermediate 2 Biology or
  • National 5 Biology 

The course investigates what makes biology an important and fundamental area of science and provides a general basis for further study or employment in areas related to biology. 

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Face-to-face

How long will my course last?

1 Year

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date

August

Fees

Fee information for part time Further Education courses

A Fee Waiver could be available to help with the payment of course fees depending on your personal circumstances, please check our Fee Waiver Policy to see if you are eligible.

Scottish students

Further Education (SCQF 1-6) level 

2021-23

2022-23

Part-time (per single Higher)

£360

£360

Rest of UK and International students 

Further Education (SCQF 1-6) level 

2022-23

Part-time (per single Higher)

£1,455

Fees are payable on enrolment each academic year.

Please contact credit.control@uhi.ac.uk if you have any further questions on fees.

Additional costs

If you wish to study part time there is a cost of approximately £360 per subject. Some applicants may be eligible for a fee waiver.

Funding - Tuition fees (uhi.ac.uk)

What can I do on completion of my course?

Entry to many undergraduate courses (not necessarily related to the biological sciences) at universities and institutes of further and higher education. 

At UHI Inverness there is scope for progression to HNC Applied Science, BSc Bioscience or BSc Environmental Science. 

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Apply for Biology Higher

Applications for this subject are currently closed.

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