Highers and National 5 courses


Pick up Highers and Nat5s that you might have missed at school, that you need to apply for another course or even to improve your skills at work

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English Higher

One of the most commonly-required qualifiations for entry to Higher Education and Degree courses. You will develop and extend a range of reading skills through studying, analysing and responding to a wide variety of informational, literary and media texts which contain complex ideas.

  • Where? All centres
  • Full or Part-time? Part- time/Evening/Flexible
  • Want to find out more? Visit the course page
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English National 5

An ideal starting point for those who have not achieved an English qualification at school, and who wish to prepare for further study. Investigate a range of fiction, including a specified Scottish writer, and non-fiction texts in order to understand and appreciate the techniques writers use to create meaning and impact in their writing.

  • Where? All centres
  • Full or Part-time? Part-time/Evening/Flexible
  • Want to find out more? Visit the course page
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Mathematics National 5

Build your confidence in mathematics by learning to use and understand algebra, trigonometry, geometry, number processes and statistics.

  • Where? All centres
  • Full or Part-time? Part-time evening
  • Want to find out more? Visit the course page