Borders College

Highers - starting in August 2019

We are delighted to announce that the following Highers will be offered as part of our Community and Evening Class programme starting in August 2019.

Higher English – Monday

The main purpose of the Course is to provide learners with the opportunity to develop the skills of listening, talking, reading and writing in order to understand and use language. [More]..
Course commences: 19/08/2019
Venue: Scottish Borders Campus in Galashiels.

Higher Human Biology – Tuesday

The purpose of the Course is to develop learners’ interest and enthusiasm for human biology in a range of contexts. The skills of scientific inquiry and investigation are developed, throughout the Course, by investigating the applications of human biology. [More]...
Course commences: 20/08/2019
Venue: Scottish Borders Campus in Galashiels.

Higher Psychology – Wednesday

The main purposes of this course are to enable learners to develop an understanding of the psychological study of the human mind and behaviour in a range of contexts, and to enhance their ability to use evidence to explain behaviour. [More]...
Course commences: 21/08/2019
Venue: Scottish Borders Campus in Galashiels.

National 5 Maths – Wednesday

This course will suit learners who have already completed the Standard Grade course but who wish to better their pass mark or for those who have been away from education for a while and wish to improve their maths skills. [More]...
Course commences: 21/08/2019
Venue: Scottish Borders Campus in Galashiels.


  • All Highers run for 33 weeks in total.
  • Cost £430 per Higher.
  • Classes run from 18:00 – 21:00.

To book a place and for further information please email: bdu@borderscollege.ac.uk or call: 01896 662603.

  Highers - starting in August 2017 

Published: Mon 12th Aug, 2019