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The History exam: what’s the layout?

Watch this to understand the format of the Higher History exam

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Higher history
User upload
Two papers
Knowledge
Paper one
British European world history
Essay paper
44 marks
22 mark essay questions
British section
Atlantic slave trade
Section 2 European section
Germany
Cold war
Three essays
Timing
45 minutes per essay
Scottish section
Source section
36 marks
Source layouts
How fully
How much
Evaluate the usefulness
Explain
Recall
Scottish specific
Migration and empire
Impact of World War I on Scotland
Assignment
Exam conditions

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