National 4 Mathematics



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This one-year course is designed to provide an introduction to using mathematics to solve real-life problems and to begin exploring important mathematical concepts used both in later courses and outside the classroom.  Assessments is in the form of ongoing tests and a final added value unit assessment.


Level SCQF 4

Delivery Online

Access all of your learning or assessments via Brightspace, our virtual learning environment, or Google classrooms using a mixture of self directed study and online discussion boards.

Location Remote

Duration 1 Year


Course content

  • Straightforward expressions and formula, including algebra, geometry and statistics.
  • Solving equations and using basic trigonometry to solve algebraic and geometrical problems.
  • Numeracy in real life contexts of money, time and measurement.

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements. Learners should be capable of working independently at this level.