Certificate In Highers - Full Time
Who is this course aimed at?
If you are looking to enter higher education you can study a range of Highers in this programme. This may be a way to get a step up on the employment ladder; enter the employment market or your first step towards entering careers where HNCs, HNDs or degrees are required.
What entry requirements will I need?
Completion of a relevant National Certificate at Intermediate 2/SCQF level 5 and/or entry is subject to a selection process which consists of an interview and a diagnostic test. School leavers must have the following criteria to study the following subjects:
To study Higher Maths: School leavers must hold a maths Standard Grade at credit level or Intermediate 2 at A or B pass.
To study Intermediate 2 Maths: School leavers must hold a maths Standard Grade at general level or Intermediate 1 at A or B pass.
To study Higher English: School leavers must hold an English Standard Grade at credit level or Intermediate 2 pass at A or B.
How and where will I study?
As well as a good choice of subject areas, you will also be given guidance on progression to higher education and will learn the essentials of study skills which will be crucial to you throughout your learning period. Areas such as investigation skills, problem solving, numeracy, IT and working with others will also form part of your programme.
What will I study on this course?
Throughout the course you will choose three subjects from highers in English, Psychology, Modern Studies and Intermediate 2 maths as well as undertaking information technology and guidance. If any of the choices listed above are unsuitable there may be the option to infill into Higher History, Higher Maths or Higher Sociology, all of which run in the evenings.
Job and progression routes?
Successful completion of the course may lead to a variety of degrees at universities throughout Scotland or HN level study at colleges.