Higher English - Evening

Please note that due to COVID-19, this course will be delivered with face to face at our Falkirk campus or online.

On-campus delivery will be with reduced student numbers and physical distancing measures in place.


Higher English offers learners the opportunity to develop detailed and complex language skills in the contexts of literature, language and media. Candidates will develop reading and writing skills through studying, analysing and responding to a wide variety of texts. Students will learn to understand, analyse and evaluate the way language is used in a wide range of literature and texts and develop their own discursive and creative writing skills.

If you are interested in studying a higher, please contact eveninginfo@forthvalley.ac.uk.

A deposit of £105 will be required to secure your place on the course.  You will also need your Bank name, Sort Code and Bank account number to set up direct debit.

The Falkirk on-campus course will be delivered on Tuesday (6pm-9pm) in block one and Tuesday (6pm-9pm) and Thursday (6pm - 8pm) evening in block two.

The Stirling online course will be delivered on Tuesday (6pm - 8pm) and Thursday evenings (5.30pm - 7.30pm).

 

Course content includes:

  • Two mandatory units and a course assessment
  • English: Analysis and Evaluation
  • English: Creation and Production course assessment (exam)

Higher National qualifications can be used to support progression in a variety of work or study contexts.

  • This course may provide progression to other qualifications in English or related areas, further study, employment and/or training

One of the following:

  • English at Standard Grade Level 1 or 2 National 5 or Intermediate 2 at A or B.
  • Language Study and Literary Study (Internal units) at Higher.
  • Applicants who do not meet these criteria but have relevant experience or alternative qualifications will be considered.

Further advice for evening applicants:

- Course places are only secured after payment/funding has been arranged.

- Fees of less than £150 must be paid in full.

- Payment by instalment is available, provided the course fee is greater than £150. Instalments must be paid via direct debit over a 4-month period and a 30% deposit is required in order to secure your place. You will not be able to apply online if paying by direct debit, please contact Evening Admissions.

- If a student fails to notify the College that they no longer require their course place, or withdraws from their course within 2 weeks - a £25 administration fee will be charged. As per the College Tuition Fees and Refund Policy, tuition fees are non-refundable except under exceptional circumstances.

- Refunds will only be given if the course is cancelled or significantly altered by the College.

Refer to our Tuition Fees Policy for further information.

  • Location

    Falkirk Campus

  • Attendance

    Evening

  • Start date

    08 September 2020

  • End date

    13 May 2021

  • Start time

    18.00

  • End time

    21.00

  • SCQF Level

    Level 6

  • Cost per person

    £345.00

  • Location

    Stirling Campus

  • Attendance

    Evening

  • Start date

    08 September 2020

  • End date

    13 May 2021

  • Start time

    18.00

  • End time

    20.00

  • SCQF Level

    Level 6

  • Cost per person

    £345.00