The performing component of the course is worth 50% of the overall mark.
Candidates must meeting the following criteria:
The performance exam is assessed by an external SQA assessor and takes place in school between April and May.
The understanding music component is worth 35% of the overall mark.
Candidates will learn about a range of musical styles and composition techniques and are required to:
This component is externally assessed by the SQA. Candidates will sit the question paper in exam conditions during the main diet of SQA exams in May.