- The Gaelic (Learners) qualification at Advanced Higher level increases the candidates’ ability to communicate at a complex level in spoken and written Gaelic.
- The four language skills of Listening Speaking Understanding and Writing are covered The Advanced Higher Gaelic (Learners) Course is at SCQF level 7.
National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher qualifications, accredited by the SQA, are typically studied at high school and college. These qualifications act as pathways to further study including university entry. Edinburgh College offers a selection of subjects at National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher level on a part time basis. You may choose to study up to two subjects.
For classes taking place during the day you come to college twice a week for a two hour class. For evening classes you come to college or an outreach location within the community once a week for a 3 hour class.
Course Fees: £268 (approx.) per subject. Fees will be confirmed when application has been processed.
- The course provides candidates with the opportunity to acquire complex language skills and opportunity to develop an deeper understanding of Gaelic literature through the Literature and Individual Study Unit.
- The course themes are Careers Food and Health and Media.
How Course Is Assessed:
- Internal assessments and external SQA exam
Number of Days per week:
- One evening per week (2.5 hours)
- Higher Gaelic
Applicants must demonstrate the ability to work at an appropriate level by having already achieved a pass at A or B in the level below which they are applying for.
- National 5 (SCQF 5) subjects - pass at National 4 (with added value unit), Intermediate 1 at A or B, or Standard Grade 3 or 4 in the subject.
- Higher (SCQF 6) subjects - A or B pass at National 5 or A or B at Intermediate 2 in the subject.
- Advanced Higher (SCQF 7) subjects - A or B pass at Higher
- For entry to social science subjects such as Psychology, Sociology, Philosophy, History and Politics previous study of the subject is not required. However National 5 English is required plus another social subject at SCQF level 5.
The above represents the minimum entry requirements.
These courses are challenging and require the ability to study independently. Applicants should identify clearly the reason for studying their chosen subject in their course application.
English Proficiency Requirements:
Fees - Information about funding can be found here
Fee: £268 Outreach evening (year 1) Use our Funding Tool to assist you with financial support
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