National 5 Applied Maths SQA Level 5

What is special about this course?

National 5 Applied Mathematics is a highly practical one-year course designed to extend numerical mathmatical skills across a variety of real-life applications.  The course also places greater emphasis on problem solving, risk assessment and making informed decisions based on mathematical reasoning and the results of computations.

Entry requirements

  • Standard Grade Mathematics at 3 or above, or
  • Pass in National 4 Mathematics, or
  • Intermediate 1 Mathematics at B or above

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Open Learning
  • Face-to-face
  • Open learning

How long will my course last?


1 Years

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date

August

Fees

For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

Funding

Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance) if studying full time along with other subjects

What can I do on completion of my course?

As with National 5 Mathematics, Applied Mathematics is often included in the entry requirements for further and higher education courses. The varied skills, knowledge and discipline that the course can provide will give students a good starting point for further training in a wide range of areas.  The practical nature of the course makes it particularly applicable to vocational subjects.  

It should be noted however, if you wish to progress to Higher Mathematics develop your mathematical skills - you can progress to the Higher Mathematics course.

Is there more information available online?

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To study this subject please click here National 5 Applied Maths 

This will take you to the full time Certificate in Applied Science course, to allow for flexibility in your choices of subjects/class times. However the way you want to study (e.g full time/part time/distance) will be updated following the interview.

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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