The aim of the Higher is to extend students' knowledge and understanding of the environment. It seeks to demonstrate the interactions taking place between humans and the environment through a scientific treatment of the principles of ecosystems and contemporary resource use by society as a whole.
Candidates would normally be expected to have attained at least one of the following:-
Continuous assessment plus externally set exam
For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.
Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance) if studying full time along with other subjects
Entry to many undergraduate courses (not necessarily related to environmental science/studies) at universities and institutes of further and higher education. At Inverness College UHI there is scope for progression to HNC Applied Science, BSc Applied Science or BSc Environmental Science.
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To study this subject please click here Higher Environmental Science
This will take you to the full time Science Highers programme, to allow for flexibility in your choices of subjects/class times. However the way you want to study (e.g full time/part time/distance) will be updated following the interview.