Higher Engineering Science

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 verification activity for this subject for Round 1 of verification in 2015, therefore there are no subject-specific Verification Key Messages available at this stage. However, Generic Verification Key Messages are available which may be of interest to you. Subject-specific Verification Key Messages for this subject should be available following completion of Round 2 verification.

Assessment

Specimen Question Papers

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


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

Examples of candidate evidence with commentaries

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

Please note: Understanding Standards materials are regularly reviewed to ensure they remain up to date.

Changes to understanding standards materials

 

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.

Data Booklet

The Data Booklet has been adapted for use in digital format. There has been no change to the content of the booklet.

Bookmarks and links from contents pages have been added.

Also landscape pages have been re-orientated in line with the orientation of the majority of pages. Candidates may wish to enlarge the screen view of such landscape pages.

These changes are only visible in the electronic view and will not affect the printed version.