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Higher Politics (Individual version)
Expires After: Does not Expire

Higher Politics is assessed in two parts.

A two paper exam

Paper 1 which lasts for 1 hour 45 minutes and is worth 52 marks.

Paper 2 which lasts for 1 hour 15 minutes and is worth 28 marks.

An Assignment ‘write up’

which lasts for one hour 30 minutes and is worth 30 marks.

In the Higher exam, candidates must answer questions from

Political Theory

Political Systems

Political Parties and Elections

Exam questions are a combination of

Knowledge and understanding, evaluation, analysis and synthesis

Source based questions:

Making comparisons and drawing a conclusion
Analysing and evaluating electoral data and the accuracy of a viewpoint

You can view Higher Politics past papers here

3
National 5 Modern Studies
Expires After: Does not Expire

National 5 Modern Studies is assessed in two parts.

An exam which lasts 2 hours and 20 minutes and is worth 80 marks.

An Assignment ‘write up’ which lasts for one hour and is worth 20 marks.

In the National 5 exam, candidates must answer questions from

Democracy in Scotland and the United Kingdom

Choice of either Scotland or the United Kingdom

Social Issues in the United Kingdom

Choice of either Social Inequality or Crime and the Law

International Issues

Choice of a World Power or a World Issue

Exam questions are a combination of

Knowledge and understanding (describe or explain)

Source based questions:

Drawing conclusions
Deciding which option to recommend
Explain why the view . . . is supported or opposed

4
AH Modern Studies
Expires After: Does not Expire

Advanced Higher Modern Studies is assessed in two parts.

An exam

One paper which lasts for 3 hours and is worth 90 marks.

A dissertation

on a selected topic.

In the Advanced Higher exam, candidates must answer questions from either

Political Issues and Research Methods

or

Law and Order and Research Methods

or

Social Inequality and Research Methods

Exam questions are a combination of:

Essays which require analysis, evaluation, and synthesis of a wide range of evidence and arguments.

Research methods questions which require analysis and evaluation of sources of information and social science research methods.

You can view Advanced Higher Modern Studies past papers here

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Higher Modern Studies
Expires After: Does not Expire

Higher Modern Studies is assessed in two parts.

A two paper exam

Paper 1 which lasts for 1 hour 45 minutes and is worth 52 marks.

Paper 2 which lasts for 1 hour 15 minutes and is worth 28 marks.

An Assignment ‘write up’

which lasts for one hour 30 minutes and is worth 30 marks.

In the Higher exam, candidates must answer questions from

Democracy in Scotland and the United Kingdom

Choice of either Scotland or the United Kingdom

Social Issues in the United Kingdom

Choice of either Social Inequality or Crime and the Law

International Issues

Choice of a World Power or a World Issue

Exam questions are a combination of

Knowledge and understanding, evaluation, analysis and synthesis

Source based questions:

Drawing conclusions
Analysing and evaluating the accuracy of a viewpoint
Analysing and evaluating the reliability of sources

You can view Higher Modern Studies past papers here

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Higher Politics
Expires After: Does not Expire

Higher Politics is assessed in two parts.

A two paper exam

Paper 1 which lasts for 1 hour 45 minutes and is worth 52 marks.

Paper 2 which lasts for 1 hour 15 minutes and is worth 28 marks.

An Assignment ‘write up’

which lasts for one hour 30 minutes and is worth 30 marks.

In the Higher exam, candidates must answer questions from

Political Theory

Political Systems

Political Parties and Elections

Exam questions are a combination of

Knowledge and understanding, evaluation, analysis and synthesis

Source based questions:

Making comparisons and drawing a conclusion
Analysing and evaluating electoral data and the accuracy of a viewpoint

You can view Higher Politics past papers here