National 5 Lifeskills 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.
The course is assessed with three end of unit assessments and a final graded SQA exam at the end of the year.
For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.
Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance) if studying full time along with other subjects
As with National 5 Mathematics, Lifeskills 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 particuarly 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.
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To study this subject please click here National 5 Lifeskills Maths
This will take you to the full time Science Highers programme, 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.