Human Biology - Part Time Day Higher

What is special about this course?

This course provides detailed insight into the biology of the human body and It is especially useful for anyone who is looking at a career in the healthcare industry.

Entry requirements

Biology at SCQF level 5 is preferred. (National 5, Intermediate 2, standard grade)


The course has three units, and topics covered include cell biology, physiology and health, neurobiology and immunology.

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time

The method of teaching is face to face and considerable independent study outside of college is required.

How long will my course last?

1 Years

Where can I study my course?

    • Perth College UHI

Start date



Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Successful completion of the course may help you to progress to full time science courses at Perth College UHI such as HNC Applied Science.

You may like to consider careers in healthcare industries such as nursing, dietetics, forensic science, biomedical science.

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