Higher Grade Graphic Communication
The Course is comprised of two units, namely:
In addition to the units above, pupils will undertake a Course Assignment.
The Assignment in the Higher Course is worth 36% of the course award in the subject.
Click on one of the headings below to see a list of power point presentations on the chosen subject. These presentations can be downloaded or viewed online.
In this unit of the course, pupils are taught how to draw a range of pictorial and geometric drawings.
In this unit of the course, pupils are taught how to draw sectioned and building drawings.
Computer Graphics is an integral element of both the 2D and 3D and Pictorial units. Pupils will further their knowledge of CAD and Desk Top Publishing from National 5; in particular in 3D modelling where they will learn more advanced modelling techniques.
The course assignment in Higher Graphic Communication is worth 36% of the course award. The assignment is set by the SQA and is taken under exam conditions in the classroom over 8 hours.
The Course Assignment is designed to allow candidates to study in greater depth the 3 P’s; preliminary, production and promotional graphics.
Below is an example to a thematic presentation produced by a pupil from session 2010/11.
The link below will allow you to download SQA Past Papers from 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. These should be used to revise for the prelim in January and SQA exam in May.