Subject Overview

Biology is the study of life. Our courses will help you to learn about the differences between all living things; including micro-organisms, plants, animals and humans. We will study the human body, ecosystems, animal evolution, genetics and much more!

You will develop your practical skills, participating in a wide range of experiments and improving your research and analytical skills as you progress throughout the Biology courses.

As you move into the senior phase you will be able to complete a National 4 or 5 qualification in Biology, progressing to Higher Human Biology. These qualifications can lead to a wide range of career pathways.

Biology will also help you to improve your critical thinking and problem solving skills – key areas that will benefit you in a wide range of subjects and outwith Bannockburn High School.

Course Information


Advanced Higher Biology





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