Study Guides for SCHOLAR programme from Heriot-Watt University

Written specifically for Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) curriculum

Please note that our printed books will no longer be available to order after 30/06/2023. See the Scholar books webpage for further details.

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The SCHOLAR Programme offers e-learning courses for Scottish schools on subjects which provide a route into careers in science, engineering, business and modern languages. Our award-winning online resources are brought to life on the web by interactivities, animations, simulations, videos and e-assessments. Learn more.

Study Guides

The SCHOLAR online resource is complemented by the new paperback Study Guides covering subjects from SQA's new Curriculum for Excellence (CfE). The web content and Study Guides are identical and are written to the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) curriculum by experienced teachers.

The printed A5 Study Guides are designed as personal and affordable student copies and are intended to be used in conjunction with the online version.

Scottish schools

Scottish schools are eligible for an account whereby purchases can be made by purchase order - Scottish schools can register here

See SCHOLAR Study Guides or learn more about SCHOLAR at http://scholar.hw.ac.uk