Science Highers Programme SCQF Level 6

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. 

PLEASE NOTE A MAXIMUM OF THREE SUBJECTS CAN BE STUDIED IN ONE ACADEMIC YEAR.

 

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 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 subjects 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. 

PLEASE NOTE A MAXIMUM OF THREE SUBJECTS CAN BE STUDIED IN ONE ACADEMIC YEAR.


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 approximately £350 per subject. (Please note this is a guide price based on 2020/21. 2021/22 price to be confirmed end March 2021)  Some applicants may be eligible for a fee waiver.   

Funding - Course fees (uhi.ac.uk)

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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PLEASE NOTE A MAXIMUM OF THREE SUBJECTS CAN BE STUDIED IN ONE ACADEMIC YEAR.

To study the Full Time Science Highers Programme (3 Highers or 2 Highers and 1 National 5) please click here Full Time

To study the Part Time Science Highers Programme (2 subjects) please click here Part Time

To study an individual subject please apply through the individual subject page

If you wish to study part time there is a cost of approximately £350 per subject (Please note this is a guide price based on 2020/21. 2021/22 price to be confirmed end March 2021) . Some applicants may be eligible for a fee waiver.

Funding - Course fees (uhi.ac.uk)

Please note that places are limited and some applications may be placed on a waiting list. We will inform you if this is the case.

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.