Human Biology Higher
What is special about this course?
Higher Human Biology is an excellent course if you are interested in accessing HNC’s and degree courses in Science or Nursing and are interested in the human body.
You will learn about:
- cellular processes
- cardiovascular structure
- function and diseases
- This course provides a great range of human biology topics covering cellular process, genetics, reproductive and cardiovascular systems and diseases as well as immunology and neurobiology.
- This provides a broad range of biology to allow a person to discover a particular interest in the biological sciences or provide a broad knowledge to progress into nursing/healthcare education.
- One National 5
- Applications are encouraged from prospective students without the standard entry requirements as listed above.
Please include in the personal statement of your application if you would like to study the day time class or the online delivery option.
Course content includes:
- Human Cells
- Physiology and Health
- Neurobiology and Immunology
You will also complete an end of year exam and written open book assignment.
How will I study my course?
- Part Time
Online delivery: You will study mainly online through our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) with support from your lecturers, however you will be required to attend two times throughout the year; for the prelim and the exam.
Daytime delivery: You will study a 3 hour class on campus on a Wednesday supplemented with our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).
How long will my course last?1 Year
Online or face to face.
Where can I study my course?
- UHI Moray
Normally, if you are studying full time for the first time and are Ordinarily Resident in Scotland your course fees will be covered through the information you provide on your course application.
If you are studying part time and are on low income or in receipt of certain benefits your course fees may be covered by a fee waiver.
If you are not Ordinarily Resident in Scotland, you may need to pay course fees.
Please refer to our Fees and Funding section for more information
|Course fees 2022/23*||Scotland||Rest of UK||International|
|Further Education - Full time (SVQs and NQs)||£1,740||£6,960||£6,960|
|Further Education - Part time (SVQs and NQs - per single credit unit)||£88||£352||£352|
*The fees for 2023-24 have not yet been confirmed.
Our Student Finance Advisers can advise you on all aspects of student funding. The support available depends upon your personal circumstances.
Please refer to our Fees and Funding section for more information.
If you are studying part time and are on low income or in receipt of certain benefits your course fees may be covered by a fee waiver. If you are not Ordinarily Resident in Scotland, you may need to pay course fees. Please refer to our Fees and Funding section for more information.
What can I do on completion of my course?
Higher Human Biology can lead to careers in many fields including science, nursing or healthcare.
On successful completion of this Higher you can progress to study an HNC Applied Science or it can be combined with other Higher achievements to apply for a science degree course at UHI Moray.
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Apply for Human Biology Higher
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Moray. UHI Moray 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.