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Course overview

What will I learn?

The National 5 Applications of Maths course is the study of Maths in real-life contexts. It focuses on the areas of numeracy, finance, statistics, measurement and geometry and aims to equip learners with the mathematical skills and knowledge they will need in their everyday lives – both personally and in the workplace.

What qualifications do I need?

Learners would normally be expected to have attained the skills, knowledge and understanding required by Standard Grade,General Maths 3 or 4, National 4 Maths, National 4 Lifeskills Maths, National 4 Applications of Maths or Intermediate 1 Maths at A or B.

National 5 Applications of Maths may be more appropriate for those applicants looking for a more practical Maths course without the algebra and trigonometry element found in National 5 Maths.

Applications will not be processed unless accompanied by a statement detailing previous Maths qualifications and reasons for applying.

What can I do after?

National 5 Applications of Maths may be accepted as an alternative to National 5 Maths for entry to a variety of courses such as primary teaching, social work and nursing.

It is the responsibility of applicants to confirm entry requirements for their chosen courses to ensure that Applications of Maths will be accepted. Please note that Applications of Maths is not accepted for entry to Higher Maths as it does not contain the algebra or trigonometry required for progression.



Programme Information

Greenock Campus Information - Day Class


Start Date August 2020

Time 9am-12noon

Cost £300

Greenock Campus Information - Evening Class

Start Date August 2020

Time 6pm-9pm

Cost £300

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