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.
• 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
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
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?
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.
Apply for Science Highers Programme Higher
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.