Biology Advanced Higher


1) Cells and Proteins.
2) Organisms and Evolution.
3) Investigative Biology.


This course studies the natural world, the chemistry behind it and how it has changed over time. Before introducing the learner to new classes of chemicals and chemical reactions. There is a substantial practical element to the course and learners are taught how to investigate on their own. 

Entry Pre-requisites 

Learners are expected to have studied Biology or Human Biology successfully at Higher level.


Written exams (3 hrs)  = 80%
Project   = 20%       

Leads to:

Advanced Higher Biology is often and entry requirement to study Biology and Medicine, amongst other scientific subjects at university.

Further Information

Speak to Dr. Armstrong or Mr. McShane (Faculty Heads of Science).