• Science

    Higher Human Biology

  • SCQF Level

    Level 6

  • Attendance/Duration

    This course runs on a Tuesday evening between 6.00pm - 9.00pm for 32 weeks. These times include a period for shut down procedures at the end of the night.

    Please note that this course will be delivered online.

  • Start Date

    Sep 2020

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.

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 at the end of the course.



For further information on funding go to our Funding and Fees tab to the right.

Please note that any course over £150 is eligible to pay by instalments. Please contact our Finance department for further information on 01563 523501 Ext. 8558

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Start Date

Sep 2020

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