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 three National 5 qualifications or Highers, and part time students study two. 

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

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 English
  • National 5 Biology
  • National 5 Maths
  • National 5 Psychology
  • National 5 English

How will I study my course?

Additional information for course delivery in 2021-22

This course will be delivered by blended learning - a combination of face to face and remote learning. You will attend campus in person one day per week and you will access timetabled sessions remotely, via your computer or device, two days per week.
  • Full Time
  • Part Time

How long will my course last?


1 Academic Year

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

If you wish to study part time there is a cost of approximately  £350 per subject (Based on 2020/21 price, 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?

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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Apply for Care Practice Highers Programme SCQF Level 6

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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.