Higher

Higher
The course content includes the following areas of physics:

Our Dynamic Universe
The topics covered are:
Motion — Equations and Graphs
Forces
Energy and Power
Collisions, Explosions and Impulse
Gravitation
Special Relativity
The Expanding Universe

Particles and Waves
The topics covered are:
Forces on charged particles
The Standard Model
Nuclear Reactions
Inverse Square Law
Wave-Particle Duality
Interference
Spectra
Refraction of Light

Electricity
The topics covered are:
Monitoring and measuring AC
Current, potential difference, power, and resistance
Electrical sources and internal resistance
Capacitors
Semiconductors and P-N Junctions


Course Assessment
Multiple choice question paper
Written Question Paper
Assignment

Recommended Entry 
Entry to this course is at the discretion of
the centre.
Candidates should have achieved the National 5 Physics course or equivalent qualifications and/or experience prior to starting this course.

Progression 
Advanced Higher Physics
Other qualifications in Physics or related
areas
Further study, employment and/or
training


Conditions of award
The grade awarded is based on the total marks achieved across all course assessment components.