Higher Physics

SQA-accredited Higher Physics will provide you with an in-depth study of Higher Physics topics, developing the knowledge and skills to succeed in the exam.


Glasgow Clyde College, Glasgow
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This course is available on the Glasgow Clyde College website.


What will I learn?

We will be covering the following units:

Our dynamic universe

  • Motion: Forces, energy and power
  • Momentum
  • Gravitation, projectiles and satellites
  • Special relativity: The expanding universe

Particles and waves

  • Electric fields
  • Standard mode
  • Nuclear reactions
  • Waves
  • Spectra
  • Refraction of light


  • DC and AC circuits, series and parallel
  • Internal resistance
  • Capacitors
  • semiconductors

There will be an assignment which involves supervised experiments and related research that are written up as a report and sent to the SQA for marking. This contributes to the grading in the final exam.  

Thinking of joining?

If you'd like a place on this course, you must:

  • Ensure you meet the entry requirements
  • Pay the full fee (£460) or a deposit (£250)

Payment Options:

  1. Pay the full fee of £460
  2. Pay the deposit of £250 online using discount code DEPOSIT
  3. After the deposit payment, you will have a balance of £210 to pay. This balance will be paid in instalments of £105 over the 2 subsequent months following your deposit payment. (payment required by the 31st of the month)
  4. Follow the instructions within your joining instructions to make your balance payments.
  5. There are no funding options or fee waivers available for this course.
  6. If you choose to make only a deposit payment, you agree to make all outstanding balances as directed.

Please see the full T&Cs below.

About Glasgow Clyde College

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Glasgow Clyde College is a further and higher education college, located in Glasgow.

The college offers a broad range of courses across many subject areas, and has three easily accessible campuses in Glasgow at Langside, Cardronald and Anniesland.

With award winning teaching staff, the college is the largest further education provider in Glasgow and has the highest achievement rates in further and education in the area.

Glasgow Clyde College also has excellent links to universities to allow you to progress to degree level.

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