National 5 (SCQF Level 5)


  • Highers, National Qualifications & Units

Why take this course?

The course enables learners to communicate, be critical thinkers, develop cultural awareness and be creative. Providing you an opportunity to develop an understanding of how language works, and use language to communicate ideas and information in English, creatively and develop critical thinking skills.

This is an opportunity to build on your prior learning experienced in a broad general education or in English qualifications at a lower SCQF level.

What you will experience

On this course you will apply your knowledge and understanding of language to create and produce texts.

Each of these units is internally assessed, and for the final exam you will sit two papers. The first will test the skills developed in language and literary study units (understanding, analysis and evaluation); the second will require you to answer questions on a Scottish text that you have studied in class and to write a critical essay on a text from another genre of literature that you have studied.