Science Highers Programme Higher

What is special about this course?

In this programme you can study for three Highers or two Highers and one National 5 qualification on a Full-time basis or for individual qualifications on a part-time timetable. Higher examinations provide a route into employment and Higher Education, including HNC and degree level learning. 

 

Entry requirements

• A pass at National 5 or equivalent for each Higher and a pass at National 4 to study a National 5 qualifications or,
• Relevant contextual experience for people returning to education after a break

Science Higher Programme subjects available to study

Please see individual subject pages for more details on their content.

  • Higher Environmental Science
  • Higher Biology
  • Higher Chemistry
  • Higher Physics
  • Higher Maths
  • Higher English
  • National 5 Biology
  • National 5 Maths (face to face)
  • National 5 Maths (online)
  • National 5 Applications of Maths (online)
  • National 4 Maths (online)

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

How long will my course last?


1 Academic Year

In this programme you can study for three Highers or two Highers and one National 5 qualification on a full-time basis or for individual qualifications on a part-time timetable. Higher examinations provide a route into employment and Higher Education,
including HNC and degree level learning. 


Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Fees

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

Additional Costs

Please note if you wish to study on a part time basis there is a cost of £350 per subject. Some applicants may be eligible for a fee waiver.   

What can I do on completion of my course?

Highers provide a pathway to employment or to study at HNC or degree level.

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Science Highers Programme Higher

Applications for this subject are currently closed.

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.