National 5 Music Technology

Course Specification (23/05/2023)

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

Past Papers and Marking Instructions

Access all past papers by subject/level


Additional question papers resources

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

2021

There were no exams in 2021. The 2020-21 question paper resources are, for most subjects, modified papers which reflect the modifications put in place for session 2020-21

Coursework (30/08/2023)

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.

The coursework assessment task used in previous sessions is available on our secure site. Centres may want to refer to these documents if they are planning to deliver Music Technology in the future.

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

Understanding Standards (19/06/2023)

Examples of candidate evidence with commentaries (question paper component)

Further examples of candidate evidence and commentaries for the assignment component can be found on SQA's secure website and you can access these through your SQA co-ordinator.

Course assessment overview

Video overview of course assessment from session 2017-18

Changes to understanding standards materials

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


Additional Resources session 2020-22

Please note: Additional resources published during sessions 2020-2022 are currently under review. Further information can be found on the Understanding Standards Website.

Course reports (14/09/2023)

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

Course Reports

Verification Reports