UHI Argyll


Tobermory Centre, Oban Centre, Lochgilphead Centre and CERC, Dunoon Centre, Rothesay Centre, Campbeltown Centre, Arran Centre, Islay Centre, Helensburgh Centre


This course helps students produce and evaluate examples of spoken and written communication. The SQA unit is commonly known as Communication 4.

Throughout this unit you will:

Analyse and evaluate complex written communication; Produce complex written communication; Analyse and evaluate complex spoken communication; Deliver and participate in complex spoken communication.

You will study this course during a weekly 2 hour evening class over approximately 26 weeks.

Entry Requirements

The candidate would normally be expected to have achieved Communication at National 5

Progression Routes

This course is appropriate for those who need to interpret, analyse and convey complex written and oral information. It may be combined with the Literature 1 unit (FA48 12), which is studied as an open learning course. The combination of Communication at Higher level and Literature 1 can be used as an equivalent to English Higher as an entry qualification for some HN and Degree courses.

Start Date

Please contact your local learning centre to find out the start date of the course.



Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)
Part time (evening)

Course Length

80 hours


Humanities and Social Sciences

SCQF Level


Career Sectors