National 5

National 5 Biology is offered as a one-year or two-year course in S4-6 at PL.

National 5 Biology consists of three units:

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

Students must pass all three units to be entered for the course award. The course award for National 5 Biology is achieved through completion of an externally assessed assignment and question paper.

More details on the National 5 Biology course can be found on the SQA website. You can access the BBC Bitesize site for this course by clicking here and you can access our eTextbook for this course by clicking here.