Human Biology - Higher - Evening

This course provides participants with a broad-based, integrated study of a wide range of biological topics which build on the concepts developed in the Standard Grade and Intermediate 2 Biology courses.

This course will be delivered on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

If you are interested in studying a higher in the evening, you will be required to submit an application for consideration.

Participants will acquire knowledge and understanding of biological concepts, facts, ideas and techniques and the applications of biology in society and industry.

The course will give students skills in problem solving, practical abilities associated with biology and will develop positive attributes such as being open minded and being willing to recognise alternative points of view.

One of the following:

  • National 5 or Intermediate 2 in Biology
  • NC Level 5 in Applied Science

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

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 Fee and Withdrawal Procedure Information on the College website.

Student Paying Fees

Fees of less than £100 must be paid in full. Payment by instalment is available, provided the course fee is greater than £100. You can access a direct debit form here

An initial 30% deposit is required in order to secure your place. Instalments can be paid via direct debit over the duration of the course, up to a maximum of a 4-month period. You will not be able to apply online if paying by direct debit, please contact Evening Admissions -

Employer Paying Fees

If your employer is paying for your tuition fees, an Employer Agreement Form or letter from your employer must be submitted prior to or upon enrolment. You can access the Employer Agreement Form here and this should be returned to Evening Admissions -

Fee Waiver

Some students may be eligible for a tuition fee waiver if in receipt of certain types of benefits. Fee waiver evidence must be submitted either before or upon enrolment. Refer to our Tuition and Fee Waiver Policy for further information.

You will not be able to apply online if using fee waiver, please contact Evening Admissions -

ITA Funding

This course is eligible for ITA funding. You may be eligible if you are:

  • Aged 16 or over
  • Not in education or involved in any other SDS funded programme
  • Unemployed and looking to get back into work
  • Employed and earning less than £22,000 per year
  • Resident in Scotland

If you wish to use ITA funding towards the cost of this course, you must first apply for the ITA funding through the My World of Work website. ITA funding will cover up to £200 of course fees.

You will not be able to enrol for your course online if using ITA funding. Once you’ve applied for funding, you will receive a confirmation email from SDS and the college with instructions on how to book your course.


Falkirk Campus



Start date

29 August 2023

End date

09 May 2024

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SCQF Level

Level 5

Cost per person