National 5 Mathematics



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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.


Level SCQF 5

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...

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

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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Entry requirements

Pass in National 4 Mathematics or Lifeskills Mathematics.