Advanced Higher English - Course Outline


The Advanced Higher English Course offers progression from the Higher English Course. The Course acknowledges the increasing maturity of candidates and enables a high degree of specialisation.

External assessment arrangements

Specialist Study: each candidate will be required to submit a dissertation of 3,500 - 4,500 words. (40% weighting)

Literary Study: candidates will answer one unseen question on litera
ture studied on the course. This will involve comparing / contrasting texts by the same author / poet / playwright. (30% weighting)
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Creative Writing: candidates will be required to submit a folio comprising two pieces of creative writing in different genres. (30% weighting)