2. Courses

Senior Phase Courses

St Ninian’s Biology department offers courses across 4 levels:

* National 4 Biology

* National 5 Biology

* Higher Biology

* Advanced Higher Biology 

It is advisable that to progress to the next level that an A-C pass is secured at the previous level.  However individuals who do not achieve this can discuss their situation with the Principal teacher.

National 4/ 5 Biology

National 4/National 5 biology is studied over one year and explores the following three units

Life on Earth

Multicellular Organisms

Cell Biology

More information and resources are available on the course specific page.

 

Higher Biology

Higher Biology is studied over one year and explores the following three units.

Metabolism & Survival

DNA & the Genome

Sustainability & Interdependence

More information and resources are available on the course specific page.

 

 

Advanced Higher Biology

Advanced Higher Biology is studied over one year and explores the following three units.

Cells & Proteins

Organisms & Evolution

Investigative Biology 

More information and resources are available on the course specific page.