National 5 Mathematics National 5

What is special about this course?

National 5 Mathematics is a 9 month course designed to build on knowledge and understanding carried out National 4 level Mathematics, and could lead on to Higher Mathematics. The course explores many core topics including percentages, statistics, algebra, geometry and trigonometry, and also aims to apply the skills developed to problems based on real-life scenarios.

Our videos, quizzes and lecturer support are designed to help you achieve this qualification which is often vital for further education and for many careers.

Entry requirements

  • Pass in National 4 Mathematics
  • Mature students with other qualifications should email: maths.ic@uhi.ac.uk for more information.

How will I study my course?

    • Full Time – in combination with 2 or more other National or Highers
    • Part Time – as a stand alone subject or with 1 other National or Higher
    • Face-to-face
    • Open learning

    How long will my course last?


    9 Months

    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.

    Additional costs

    If you wish to study part time there is a cost of approximately  £350 per subject (Based on 2020/21 price, 2021/22 price to be confirmed end March 2021). Some applicants may be eligible for a fee waiver.

    Funding - Course fees (uhi.ac.uk)

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    National 5 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 leading to careers in areas such as scientific research, teaching and nursing. If you wish to 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 with two others on a full time basis please click here Science Highers Programme 

    To study this subject on its own please click here National 5 Maths

    To study this subject on its own in the evening click here National 5 Maths

    To study this subject online please click here National 5 Maths Online

    To study National 5 Maths alongside Higher English please click here National 5 Maths and Higher English 

    This will take you to the part time Science Highers course.

    If you wish to study part time there is a cost of approximately  £350 per subject (Based on 2020/21 price, 2021/22 price to be confirmed end March 2021). Some applicants may be eligible for a fee waiver.

    Funding - Course fees (uhi.ac.uk)

     

    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.