Higher Application of Mathematics



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This qualification will help you to develop highly desirable business and industry skills. In addition to developing your skills to analyse complex real-life situations you will also learn to use software packages such as Excel and R statistical software to solve business finance and mathematical modelling problems and projects.


Level SCQF 6

DeliveryFace-to-Face | Friday 9am - 4pm

Location Inverness Campus

Duration 1 Year


Course content...

The course will help you to develop the following:
  • analyse complex real-life situations and problems involving mathematics;
  • select and apply skills in finance, statistics and probability, data modelling, and planning and decision making;
  • communicate mathematical information with complex features;
  • select and apply skills in numeracy;
  • use mathematical reasoning skills to extract and interpret information and draw conclusions or justify decisions;
  • use software where appropriate, for example to model and analyse statistical, mathematical, and financial problems.

What next...

On successful completion of this course you can apply to continue to study on a range of Higher courses or join one of our HNC Programmes such as HNC Applied Sciences or HNC Business or choose a degree programme if you have other Higher passes.


Entry requirements

National 5 in Mathematics or Application of Mathematics.