Chemistry Higher

What is special about this course?

The purpose of Higher Chemistry is to develop students’ curiosity, interest and enthusiasm for chemistry in a range of contexts.

The skills of scientific inquiry and investigation are developed throughout the course.

The relevance of chemistry is highlighted by the study of the applications of chemistry in everyday contexts. This will enable students to become scientifically literate citizens, able to review the science-based claims they will meet.

Entry requirements

A basic knowledge of chemistry and a good level of numeracy is needed.

The Higher has four units:

• Chemical Changes and Structure

• Researching Chemistry

• Nature’s Chemistry

• Chemistry in Society

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time

How long will my course last?

1 academic year

Where can I study my course?

    • Moray College UHI

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The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

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I want to start in 2019/20

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Moray College UHI. Moray 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.

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