Highers and Nationals

What is special about this course?

In this programme you can study a mix of Highers and National subjects.  Full-time students will study a maximum of three subjects and part-time students will study two subjects.

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

Higher and National subjects available to study

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

  • National 4 Maths (online)
  • National 5 Applications of Maths (online)
  • National 5 English
  • National 5 Maths (face to face)
  • National 5 Maths (online)
  • National 5 Biology
  • National 5 Psychology
  • Higher Biology
  • Higher Care
  • Higher Chemistry
  • Higher Childcare and Development
  • Higher English (online)
  • Higher Environmental Science
  • Higher Maths
  • Higher Physics
  • Higher Psychology

 

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

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 a mix of Highers and National subjects. Full-time students will take three subjects, study skills and receive weekly support sessions from your Personal Development Advisor. Part-time students will study one or two subjects.

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

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Fees

Fee information for FULL TIME Further Education courses

If you have been living in the UK for at least 3 years, are ordinary resident in Scotland before the course start date it is likely that you will not have to pay fees for your full time course.  Please check our Fee Waiver Policy.

Full time students will automatically receive the fee waiver if they are eligible. We will use the information provided on your course application form to determine whether you are eligible. 

Scottish students

Further Education course  (SQCF 1-6)

2021-22

2022-23

Full-time per year

£1,410

£1,790

Rest of UK students

For students normally domiciled in the rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland, including Channel Islands and the Isle of Man) and with a term time address in Scotland, the following fees apply:

Further Education course  (SQCF 1-6)

2022-23

Full-time per year

£5,970

International students

For students who do not normally reside in the UK, including EU/EEA and Swiss nationals without settled or pre-settled status in the UK, with a term-time address in Scotland, the following fees apply:

Further Education course  (SQCF 1-6)

2022-23

Full time per year

£5,970

 Fees are payable on enrolment each academic year.

Please contact credit.control.ic@uhi.ac.uk if you have any further questions on fees.

Fee information for PART TIME Further Education courses

A Fee Waiver could be available to help with the payment of course fees depending on your personal circumstances, please check our Fee Waiver Policy to see if you are eligible.

Scottish students

Further Education (SCQF 1-6) level 

2021-22

2022-23

Part-time (per single Higher)

£360

£360

Rest of UK and International students 

Further Education (SCQF 1-6) level 

2022-23

Part-time (per single Higher)

£1,455

Fees are payable on enrolment each academic year.

Please contact credit.control.ic@uhi.ac.uk if you have any further questions on fees.

Funding

If you wish to study part time there is a cost of approximately £360 per subject . 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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Apply for Highers and Nationals

Applications for this subject are currently closed.

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Inverness. UHI Inverness 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.