This Higher considers those aspects of science which have immediate relevance to the biology of the human species and the influence of humankind on the biological world.
If you are applying for this subject on its own, your initial application will be for the full time Highers programme, to allow for flexibility in your choices of subjects/class times. Your application will be updated to your final choice following interview.
Standard Grade Biology or Chemistry, at 2 or above, or Intermediate 2 Biology at B or above, or National 5 Biology at B or above.
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Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance) if studying full time with other subjects
Higher National programme in Sciences, undergraduate courses 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. Subsequent careers include those in science-based industry, lab analysis, applied science industry and conservation management.
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To study this subject along with other Science Highers please click here Higher Human Biology
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.
To study this subject along with Higher Care and/or Higher Childcare and Development please click here Higher Human Biology
This will take you to the full time Care Practice 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.
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