Planit


Human Biology (Higher)

Inverness College UHI

Venues

Inverness Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Content

You will consider those aspects of science which have immediate relevance to the biology of the human species and the influence of humankind on the biological world.

It will help you to develop and apply knowledge and understanding of human biology, and an understanding of human biology's role in scientific issues and relevant applications of human biology, including their impact on society and the environment.

Topics give emphasis to important development areas of human biology including:

molecular biology; genetics; immunology; control mechanisms; human behaviour and the impact of an increasing population.

Health issues are highlighted where appropriate.

Entry Requirements

National 5 Biology at B or Chemistry plus National 5 Maths

Progression Routes

Highers or NC programmes

Start Date

August

Qualification

Higher

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Science and Environment

SCQF Level

6

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General