Political issues, like who has the power in a country or the decisions governments make, and social issues, like inequality and crime, exist in Scotland and all around the world. In the 21st century, the world we live in has never been more closely connected. Through the internet, 24-hour news channels and social media we are bombarded with information and opinion on all sorts of issues.
The SQA National Qualifications in Modern Studies aim to use the social sciences of politics, sociology, economics and other to help students make sense of these issues, and form well-thought-out and balanced opinions about them. Knowing about these topics is not going to be enough when it comes to being successful in your future career; you also need to be able to communicate with others about what you know, sharing your information and opinion in a number of ways. The BrightRED Study Guides for National 5 and CfE Higher Modern Studies will go a long way to equip you with these skills.
BrightRED Study Guide
In-depth coverage of the most important issues in Scotland and UK politics.