• Higher Human Biology

  • SCQF Level

    Level 6

  • Attendance/Duration

    This course runs on a Tuesday (Ayr) between 6pm - 9pm for 32 weeks.

Entry Requirements

It is recommended that students have an A/B at National 5 or A/B at Intermediate 2 or Standard Grade Credit or demonstrable prior attainment. However, students without any formal qualifications, but with life experience and a demonstrable interest in the subject area will also be considered for entry.

All students will be interviewed.

What's Involved

The Higher Human Biology course has 2 full and 2 half units as shown below.

  • Human Cells
  • Physiology and Health
  • Neurobiology and Communication (0.5)
  • Immunology and Public Health (0.5)

Some text books may need to be bought.

This evening class is delivered at a fast pace to cover the course content in a shorter time than the time allocated in a school environment. Before commencing on the course you should be prepared to commit to spend some time every week to study at home, to revise the course content and to prepare for the next class.

Exams will take place in May/June before the course end date.



This course is eligible for Individual Learning Account (ILA) or Fee Waiver, depending on individual circumstances. For further information on funding go to Courses then Evening Classes. Apply for your funding now to ensure it is in place before your course starts.