Freestanding Biology units

To support delivering centres, we have updated the unit specifications and unit assessments at SCQF levels 5 and 6 to reflect the revised content in the National 5 and Higher courses.

The freestanding units also have new unit codes.

Changes to freestanding Biology units at SCQF levels 5 and 6 from session 2020-21

To support delivering centres, we have updated the unit specifications and unit assessments at SCQF levels 5 and 6 to reflect the revised content in the National 5 and Higher courses.

The freestanding units also have new unit codes.

Unit assessment support packages (UASPs) for freestanding units

UASPs are available on SQA's secure website. Please contact your SQA co-ordinator to access them. Multiple packs are available at each level, and each pack contains:

  • unit assessment tasks
  • approaches to gathering evidence
  • judging evidence against outcomes and assessment standards.

Alongside further information on the particular unit(s).