National 5 Applications of Mathematics

Course Content

This course covers a variety of subjects, such as finance, statistics, numeracy, and geometry. It provides flexible study options, allowing you to attend on-campus classes one evening per week from 6 pm to 9 pm or study independently as a distance learner.

Regardless of your chosen study method, you can access all course materials and weekly check tests to track your progress. However, you must attend on-campus for unit assessments and prelims.

Entry Requirements

  • National 4 Mathematics or National 4 Application of Mathematics
  • Entry to the course may also be subject to the successful completion of a diagnostic test

Method of Assessment

Three closed book unit tests over the course of the year and a prelim that will take place in February. Learners must achieve a satisfactory mark in the prelim exam to sit the final exam.

Future Prospects

May be required for progression to university for some Social Work courses.  It may also be accepted for some PGDE courses, however please check first with the relevant university.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Work-based/Flexible Learning

  • Campus

    Off Site

  • Start Date

    15 Aug 2024

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    36 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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