National 5 Mathematics

Course Content

National 5 Mathematics is a flexible course with a choice of delivery methods to suit you. The course will be delivered in our Gardyne Campus each week, one night per week from 6pm - 9pm. You can also join this class online or work independently as a distance learner.

You will have access to all the materials regardless of study method and there will be weekly check tests for everyone to monitor progress. You will be expected to be on campus for unit assessments and prelims.

This course covers many different topics including algebraic operations, indices, surds, trigonometry, quadratics and functions.

Entry Requirements

  • National 4 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

Required for all primary and secondary teaching courses, many Engineering courses and some Social Work courses. Also sought after by employers and Higher Education institutions.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Work-based/Flexible Learning

  • Campus

    Off Site

  • Start Date

    17 Aug 2023

  • 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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