National 5 Mathematics


SCQF Level 5


National 5 Mathematics is a one-year course designed to build on knowledge and understanding gained at National 4 level Mathematics, with the view to progressing on to Higher Mathematics.

The course aims to apply mathematics and reasoning based on real life scenarios.

Entry requirements:

Pass in National 4 Mathematics or Lifeskills Mathematics.

Mode of delivery: Online, study requirements 6 hours per week for the full year.

Duration: One academic year (August/September to May/June)

Next steps: Higher Mathematics

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.  

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