Care Practice Highers Programme SCQF Level 6

What is special about this course?

You will study a combination of Highers, tailored to suit your needs, with supplementary material to support your studies. Most full time students study either three National 5 qualifications or Highers, and part time students normally study two.

Some classes are scheduled during the day, some in the evening and others are available as flexible/open 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

Please check individual subject pages for detailed entry requirements.

Care Practice Highers Programme subjects available to study:

Please see individual subject pages for course content.

  • Higher Childcare and Development
  • Higher Care
  • Higher Psychology
  • Higher Human Biology
  • Higher Maths
  • Higher English
  • National 5 Biology
  • National 5 Maths
  • National 5 Psychology
  • National 5 English

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

How long will my course last?


1 Academic Years

You will study a combination of Highers, tailored to suit your needs, with supplementary material to support your studies.
Most full time students study either three National 5 qualifications or Highers, and part time students normally study two.

Some classes are scheduled during the day, some in the evening and others are available as flexible/open 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?

The Higher Care Practice cluster is designed to enable you to progress into nursing, care or childcare courses at college or university.

Is there more information available online?

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I want to apply in 2020/21

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

To study the Part Time Care Practice Highers Programme (1 or 2 Highers/Nationals) please click here Part Time

This will take you to the Part Time Care Practice Highers Programme. Please note if studying part time there is a cost of £350 per subject. Some applicants may be eligible for a fee waiver.

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.