• August
  • Part-Time Evening
  • 1 year
  • Languages
  • SCQF Level 6


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Intro to the course:

This course will help you develop reading and writing skills through studying, analysing and responding to a wide variety of texts. It's an advanced course to help those looking for formal qualifications for employment.

SCQF Level 6

Study mode
Part-Time Evening

Start date

Who is the course for?

It is ideal if you want to study at a higher level. Previous students have been successful in accessing the degree course of their choice to progress their career. 

What will I study?

English language and literature.

Next step course options

Achievement will provide opportunities to access higher level courses.

How will I be assessed?

SQA external exam; a range of practical activities; and folio using secure SQA assessment support packs.

Why should I choose this course?

You’ll gain the qualifications and knowledge to progress to further/higher study or employment. 

Higher English is one of our most popular part-time courses, so we encourage you to apply early.

Where can this course lead?

You will improve your chances of going into further education and securing future employment.

What are the entry requirements?

Any of the following: 

  • National 5 English 
  • equivalent recognised qualification 

If your first language is not English, it is recommended that you possess English for Speakers of Other languages (ESOL) at SCQF level 5 or an overall score of 5.5 in IELTS.

What are the interview arrangements?

Your offer will be based on your application.  You will  be invited to an information evening before your course begins. 

Fees, finance and funding:

Fees and finances for evening:

This course is eligible for:

Find out more about Part-Time Fee Grants (PFGs): https://www.saas.gov.uk/part-time

Other information:

Fee: £440, payable at the start of the course. Payment by instalments of equal monthly payments may be agreed with full payment required prior to the exam or on withdrawal from the course. A minimum of 20% is payable at enrolment. 

A blended learning and teaching approach will be used to deliver this course on campus.

Some students get help with funding their studies. Take a look at our fees and funding pages for advice and to see if you would qualify for student support. You may be eligible to receive up to £200 towards the cost of this course by applying for an SDS Individual Training Account (ITA). https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/learn-and-train/sds-individual-training-accounts-ita

Evening course: 3 hrs per week: Tuesday or Thursday evening

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