Higher English


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You will study language and literature together. You will deepen your understanding of poetry, prose, drama and non-fiction writing, and you'll learn to analyse fiction and non-fiction texts. This course is an exciting opportunity to engage with literature and language through discussion, group work, extended essays and projects. If you're passionate about reading, or interested in learning how arguments work, then this Higher is for you!


Level SCQF 6

Delivery Online 

Study at anytime via your computer/chromebook. Access all of your learning or assessments via Brightspace, our virtual learning environment, or Google classrooms using a mixture of self directed study and online discussion boards.

Location Delivered Online

Duration One year


Course content..

  • English: Analysis and Evaluation
  • English: Creation and Production

What next...

  • An HNC or degree programme

Entry requirements

National 5 English