Our National Qualifications in Philosophy challenge learners to think clearly about problems by asking questions about the world we live in. These Courses focus on the ideas and philosophical arguments relating to general and fundamental philosophical issues. In doing so, these Courses help learners to develop critical thinking and reasoning skills.
Available at the following levels:
Updates and announcements
Changes to assessment in National Courses
Following the Deputy First Minister’s announcement that units and unit assessments will be removed from National 5 to Advanced Higher courses, we are strengthening the course assessment to ensure it covers the full content of the course.
Units and unit assessments will be removed as followed:
- National 5 from 2017–18
- Higher from 2018–19
- Advanced Higher from 2019–20
Information for teachers has been posted on the National 5 Philosophy page.