Higher Human Biology

Start

16 Aug 2022

End

02 May 2023

The purpose of the Course is to develop learners' interest and enthusiasm for human biology in a range of contexts.

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Qualifications

Higher Human Biology

Delivery

From 18:00 - 21:00 on a Tuesday evening for 33 weeks

Location

Blended Learning (online and on site at Scottish Borders Campus, Galashiels)

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Entry requirements

It is important for students to consider the depth and breadth of this qualification in terms of academic demands therefore students would be advised to have previously passed National Level 5 Biology or an equivalent qualification.Candidates wishing to undertake this course will be required to complete a questionnaire and also attend a pre-course interview before a firm offer of place is made.Please note Students will be required to commit a significant amount of reading, preparation and personal study outwith class time approx.

Progression opportunities

Advanced Higher Human Biology

Assessments

For a student to achieve the full Higher Human Biology award they need to pass the final exam and complete an assignment. Campus attendance required for all assessments.

Cost

£430.00

Course Content

The skills of scientific inquiry and investigation are developed, throughout the Course, by investigating the applications of human biology. This will enable learners to become scientifically literate and able to review the science-based claims they will meet.

Higher Human Biology is made up of three units:

  • Human Cells - Learners who complete the Unit will be able to: apply skills of scientific inquiry and draw on knowledge and understanding of the key areas of this Unit to carry out an experiment/practical investigation. draw on knowledge and understanding of the key areas of this Unit and apply scientific skills.
  • Physiology and Health - Learners who complete the Unit will be able to: apply skills of scientific inquiry and draw on knowledge and understanding of the key areas of this Unit to carry out an experiment/practical investigation. Draw on knowledge and understanding of the key areas of this Unit and apply scientific skills.
  • Neurobiology and Immunology - Learners who complete the Unit will be able to: apply skills of scientific inquiry and draw on knowledge and understanding of the key areas of this Unit to carry out an experiment/practical investigation. draw on knowledge and understanding of the key areas of this Unit and apply scientific skills. It is important for students to consider the depth and breadth of this qualification in terms of academic demands and so students would be advised to have previously passed National 5 Biology or an equivalent relevant qualification.

NB The purpose of this information is to give you an indication of the content of the course and also the level at which the course is set. Please read carefully and if you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the College. Important Information the College may make a change to a course where it is reasonable for the College to do so. A change could involve the replacement of a course with a new course, variations to course content or structure, the merger of courses or the withdrawal of a course. If there is a change to a course you have either booked a place on, or expressed an interest in, the College will let you know as soon as possible. By booking a place or expressing an interest in a course, you agree to these rules about changes to courses.

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