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 at 2 or above, or
  • Intermediate 2 Biology at B or above, or
  • National 5 Biology at B or above and National 5 Maths.

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

For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

Additional costs

If you wish to study part time there is a cost of approximately  £350 per subject (Based on 2020/21 price, 2021/22 price to be confirmed end March 2021). Some applicants may be eligible for a fee waiver.

Funding - Course 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 Inverness College UHI there is scope for progression to HNC Applied Science, BSc Bioscience or BSc Environmental Science. 

Is there more information available online?

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To study this subject along with other Sciences, Maths or English please click here Science Highers Programme

To study this subject on its own please click here Higher Biology

If you wish to study part time there is a cost of approximately  £350 per subject (Based on 2020/21 price, 2021/22 price to be confirmed end March 2021). Some applicants may be eligible for a fee waiver.

Funding - Course fees (uhi.ac.uk)

Please note that places are limited and some applications may be placed on a waiting list. We will inform you if this is the case.

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.