Higher Music

Essential Information

Course Specification

Explains the structure of the Course, including its purpose and aims and information on the skills, knowledge and understanding that will be developed.

Course Reports

Provides information on the performance of candidates - which is useful to teachers, lecturers and assessors in their preparation of candidates for future assessment.

There was no round 2 verification activity at this level in 2017.

Assessment

Specimen Question Papers

Illustrates the standard, structure and requirements of the question papers candidates will sit (includes marking instructions).

This is a redacted version of the specimen question paper, due to the use of copyrighted material. A full, unabridged version is available from the SQA secure website. Please note there are no changes to the Higher Music question paper for session 2018-19, however we have made some minor edits to wording in the specimen question paper. 

 

Past Papers and Marking Instructions

Coursework

This section provides information on marking instructions and/or the coursework assessment task(s). It includes information that centres need to administer coursework and must be read in conjunction with the course specification.


Information on the production and submission of SQA-assessed coursework for National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher.

Resources

Understanding Standards

Please note: Understanding Standards material is regularly reviewed to ensure it remains up to date.

More examples of candidate evidence and commentaries can be found on SQAs secure website and you can access these through your SQA co-ordinator.

CPD

Additional CPD support

Where any particular areas of concern are identified, which are not addressed by our Understanding Standards events or support materials, we will offer free continuing professional development (CPD) training, subject to request. CPD support is subject-specific and can be tailored to cover one or more qualification level.To find out more about this service visit our CPD page.