What is special about this course?
You will consider those aspects of science which have immediate relevance to the biology of the human species and the influence of humankind on the biological world.
It will help you to develop and apply knowledge and understanding of human biology, and an understanding of human biology's role in scientific issues and relevant applications of human biology, including their impact on society and the environment.
Topics give emphasis to important development areas of human biology including:
- molecular biology;
- control mechanisms;
- human behaviour and the impact of an increasing population.
Health issues are highlighted where appropriate.
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 and a pass in National 5 Maths.
How will I study my course?
- Full Time
- Part Time
How long will my course last?
Where can I study my course?
- Inverness Campus
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance) if studying full time with other subjects
What can I do on completion of my course?
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.
Is there more information available online?
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