English Higher

What is special about this course?

Higher English is part of the is part of the full time NC Social Science Level 6 course.

On Higher English you will study language and literature together. You will deepen your understanding of poetry, prose, drama and non-fiction writing, and you'll learn to anlyse fiction and non-fiction texts.

This course is an exciting opportunity to engage with literature and language through discussion, group work, extended essays and projects. If you're passionate about reading, or interested in learning how arguments work, then this Higher is for you!



Entry requirements

  • National 5 English or equivalent at A or B
  • Entry may be subject to interview

You will study the following units:

  • H23H 76 English: Analysis and Evaluation (Higher)
  • H23T 76 English: Creation and Production (Higher)

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Online
  • Face-to-face
  • On-line

How long will my course last?

1 Years

How will I be assessed?

Continuous assessment plus external exam at the end of the academic year.

Where can I study my course?

  • Inverness Campus

Start date


How much will my course cost?

For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.

What funding can I apply for?

Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance) if studying full time along with other subjects

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • Undergraduate degree courses in English, Journalism, Media, etc., or in the Humanities more widely
  • At Inverness College UHI, BA (Hons) Literature, BA (Hons) History and Literature, BA (Hons) Scottish History and Literature or HNC Creative Industries

Is there more information available online?

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