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WELCOME

Welcome to the Modern Studies Association website. The site is in two parts:

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Part 1 is open to everyone and Part 2 can only be accessed if you have a MSA password. All members will be given a password when they pay their annual subscription. If you have paid and not received your password please contact the MSA using the address on the Enquiry Form page.

INTRODUCTION

What is modern studies?

Modern studies is the social, political and economic study of local, national and international issues. Modern Studies is unique to the Scottish Schools curriculum. Modern Studies can be found in the Scottish Schools curriculum at a number of stages. People in Society element of Environmental Studies which takes place from Primary 1 to Secondary 2, in Standard Grade modern studies, Access social studies, Intermediate 1&2 modern studies, Higher modern studies and Advanced Higher modern studies.

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