National 5 English

Course Content

This part-time course prepares you to sit the National 5 English exam. You will study a range of non-fiction and quality literature using a range of skills and techniques to help analyse and evaluate.

  • Studied through distance learning
  • Tutor support provided
  • 2-3 hours of self-study expected per week
  • Prelim and exam held on campus

Entry Requirements

National 4 English or equivalent. Some applicants will be required to pass a diagnostic test. Distance learning students are expected to have access to a computer with a camera, sound and headphones

Method of Assessment

  • Coursework
  • Spoken language unit
  • Externally assessed portfolio and end exam
  • A satisfactory prelim mark must be achieved in order to sit the exam

Future Prospects

  • Higher English
  • Further study
  • Employment
  • Training
Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Work-based/Flexible Learning

  • Campus

    Off Site

  • Start Date

    21 Aug 2023

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    National Qualifications

  • Course Fee


  • All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery.
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