Advanced Higher Physics

Entrance Requirements:

A Higher Physics award at Grade A or B.


The course contains the following units:

Unit 1 - Rotational Motion & Astrophysics

Unit 2 - Electromagnetism

Unit 3 - Quanta & Waves


At the end of each unit a topic test is undertaken by the pupils. The pupils are required to pass the tests for each unit with a resit test being given if required. 


Pupils sit a final written examination at the end of the year and a project which is sent to the SQA for marking.

Advanced Higher Exam Marking

Question Paper
Written Paper = 140 => Total Marks = 140
The Question Paper is scaled down from 140 marks to 100 marks (77% of the total)

Total Marks = 30 (23% of the total)

Question Paper + Project = 130 marks (100%)


Advanced Higher Project

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