Advanced Studies

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Courses listed below are suited to pupils moving into S6 and allow you greater choice and flexibility over the subjects you want to study.

Whether you are thinking about your next steps, going to university, or entering the world of work; the S6 Experience is a great opportunity to find out more about a subject area that might interest you.

The wide range of courses selected for the S6 Experience from across our UHI partners are delivered in a way that they can be studied at anytime from anywhere, and are a great way to experience university level study, stand out in the UCAS crowd or help build your CV ready for moving on.’

Pupils should also look at their own school for additional courses available to them specifically.

Please note: Some of the courses listed are delivered by our partners at North Highland College (NHC) and West Highland College (WHC) so you will be taken to their site when clicking the link.

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Fully online - access all of learning via Brightspace or Google classrooms using a mixture of self directed study, webex video lectures and online discussion boards.

Fully face to face - attend one of our campuses or your school for all learning and assessment

Mostly face to face - attend one of our campuses or your school for most learning and assessment but access Brightspace  or Google classrooms to carry out some pieces of work once a week or when required - tutors will advise

Virtual - access your learning via Brightspace  or Google classrooms at scheduled days/times.  This is aligned to the Highland Council Virtual Schools timetable 

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Courses listed below are suited to pupils moving into S6 and allow you greater choice and flexibility over the subjects you want to study.

Whether you are thinking about your next steps, going to university, or entering the world of work, the Advanced Studies (SCQF level 7) offering is a great opportunity to find out more about a subject area that might interest you.

The wide range of courses are delivered from across our UHI partners in a way that they can be studied at anytime from anywhere, and are a great way to experience university level study, stand out in the UCAS crowd or help build your CV ready for moving on.

CoursesMode of DeliverySCQF LevelDelivering Partner
PDA: Personal Finance Award (NHC)  Online 7 North Highland
Degree Module: Economics for Business Online 7 Inverness
Degree Module: Nature of Health Online 7 Inverness
Degree Module: Horses for Courses Online 7 North Highland
Degree Module: Early Childhood and Philosophy Practice X Online 7 Inverness
Degree Module: Questions in Psychology Online 7 Inverness
Degree Module: Introduction to Health and Social Policy Online 7 Inverness
Integrative Health Care: Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body Blended 7 Moray College
Anatomy and Physiology Online 7 Moray College
Degree Module: Sociology of the Family Online 7 Inverness
Degree Module: Creative Song Enhancement Online 7 North Highland
Degree Module: Creative Writing for Film, Introduction to Screenwriting Blended 7 North Highland
Degree Module: Film - Moving Images, History and Development of Film Blended 7 North Highland
Degree Module: Creativity is more important than knowledge Blended  7 North Highland
Degree Module: Reading as a Writer Blended 7 North Highland
Degree Module: Insight Into Teaching Online 7 Inverness