Physics Higher

What is special about this course?

The aim of the physics course is to extend students' knowledge and understanding of physics.  The course will offer you the opportunities to gain:

  • An increased knowledge and understanding of facts and ideas, of techniques and of the applications of physics in society
  • Skill in applying their knowledge and understanding in a wide variety of theoretical and practical problem-solving contexts
  • Skills associated with carrying out experimental and investigative work in physics and analysing the information obtained. 


Entry requirements

While entry is at the discretion of the college, candidates will be expected to have the following:-

  • Standard Grade Physics with knowledge and understanding and problem solving at Grade 2 or above, or
  • Intermediate 2 Physics at B or above/National 5 at B or above, and
  • Standard Grade Mathematics at 2 or above or Intermediate 2 at B or above/National 5 at B or above. 

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time


How long will my course last?

1 Years

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date



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


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

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Apply for Physics Higher

Applications for this subject are now closed for entry in 2018/19.

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.

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