Modern Studies

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Modern Studies is a subject in the Scottish school system, currently taught at National 3 through Advanced Higher.[1] It concerns contemporary social and political issues, and political processes, in Scottish, UK and international contexts.[1][2][3] The subject has been taught in Scotland since the 1960s and is credited with increasing students' political literacy.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Modern Studies - SQA". Scottish Qualifications Authority. Retrieved 14 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Modern Studies - BBC Bitesize". British Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 14 February 2021.
  3. ^ a b Maitles, Henry (20 September 2000). Political Education in Scotland: an assessment of effectiveness. European Conference on Educational Research. Retrieved 14 February 2021.