Modern Studies

S1 - S3 Modern Studies

Studying Modern Studies will allow you to expand your knowledge of the world today. You will learn how to actively investigate the modern world and form your own opinions on important issues that affect you.
You will learn how to write full and detailed answers and be able to discuss and debate different views with classmates.
The topics we study are
  • People Under Pressure
  • Rules and Laws
  • Terrorism
  • Crime in Society
  • The USA
       

National Modern Studies
  • Democracy in Scotland and the UK 
  • Social Issues
  • International Issues
 Higher Modern Studies Units
  • Democracy in Scotland and the UK 
  • Social Issues
  • International Issues

Advanced Higher Units

  • Crime and the Law
  • Research Methods
  • Practical Research - The Dissertation