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.
- 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
- Open learning
How long will my course last?
Where can I study my course?
- Inverness Campus
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
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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