National 4 Mathematics

Course Content

This course covers many different topics including percentages, ratios, probability, area and volume, elementary algebra and trigonometry. Comprises four units, each with an internal assessment at the end.

Entry Requirements

Standard Grade Mathematics at 5 or above, a pass at Access 3 Mathematics or National 3 Lifeskills Mathematics, or Intermediate 1 Mathematics at grade D or above. Entry to the course may also be subject to successful completion of a diagnostic test and one-to-one interview.

Method of Assessment

There are 4 assessments during the year, where learners would be required to attend college or an SQA approved centre.

Future Prospects

This level of maths is desirable for many different career paths, including some areas of engineering and social sciences. It can also be used as a potential progression path onto National 5 Mathematics.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Work-based/Flexible Learning

  • Campus

    Off Site

  • Start Date

    22 Aug 2022

  • 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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