Physics – Senior Phase

Physics N4 and N5

The National Physics courses consist of three main units as shown below. The National 4 Physics course also has an additional Added Value Unit (AVU).

  • Electricity and Energy
  • Waves and Radiation
  • Dynamics and Space

Additional information on the courses and assessment can be found on the following websites:

Physics N4 – BBC Bitesize

Physics N4 – SQA website

Physics N5 – BBC Bitesize

Physics N5 – SQA website

Physics N5 – SQA Understanding Standards

 

Physics Higher

The Higher Physics course consists of 4 units:

  • Our Dynamic Universe
  • Particles and Waves
  • Electricity
  • Researching Physics

Additional information on the courses and assessment can be found on the following websites:

Physics H – SQA website

Physics H – BBC Bitesize

Physics H – scholar log-in

Physics H – SQA Understanding Standards

 

Advanced Higher Physics

The Advanced Higher Physics course consists of 4 units:

  • Rotational Motion and Astrophysics
  • Quanta and Waves
  • Electromagnetism
  • Investigating Physics

Additional information on the courses and assessment can be found on the following websites:

Physics AH – SQA website

Physics AH – scholar log-in

Physics AH – SQA Understanding Standards