Biology National 5


1) Cell Biology.
2) Multicellular Organisms.
3) Life on Earth. 


This course studies the natural world on all scales from cells to animals. There is a practical element to the course and learners are taught good laboratory practice.

Entry Pre-requisites 

Learners are expected to have studied Biology successfully at S3 level. If this was not the case entry would be accepted if the learner had shown strong performance in at least one other science. 


Written exam (2.5hrs) = 80%
Practical assignment   = 20% 

Leads to:

Provides a solid foundation to learn Higher Biology. National five is also often an entry requirement for further study at college.

Further Information

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