Maths (National 5 and Higher)

What is special about this course?

National 5 and Higher Maths are designed to develop logical reasoning, analysis, problem-solving skills, creativity, and the ability to think in abstract ways. National 5 Maths and Higher Maths use a universal language of numbers and symbols, which allows the communication of ideas in a concise, unambiguous, and rigorous way.

Entry requirements

National 5 Maths

  • National 4 Maths or equivalent qualifications and/or experience 
  • Candidates without achievement of National 4 Maths or equivalent qualification and/or experience will be asked to undertake a short skills profile test

Higher Maths

  • National 5 Maths or equivalent qualifications and/or experience 
  • Candidates without achievement of National 5 Maths or equivalent qualification and/or experience will be asked to undertake a short skills profile test

 

The courses aim to:

  • motivate and challenge students by enabling them to select and apply mathematical techniques in a variety of mathematical and real-life situations
  • develop confidence in the subject and a positive attitude towards further study in mathematics
  • develop skills in manipulation of abstract terms to generalise and to solve problems
  • allow students to interpret, communicate and manage information in mathematical form: skills which are vital to scientific and technological research and development
  • develop students’ skills in using mathematical language and in exploring mathematical ideas
  • develop skills relevant to learning, life and work in an engaging and enjoyable way

Equipment

You will need access to a computer and wifi.

How will I study my course?

  • Evening
  • Online

Flexible – virtual tutorials, online resources and discussion boards

How long will my course last?

1 Academic Year

One academic session as evening class.

Where can I study my course?

    Start date

    Annually in early September.

    Fees

    Scottish Fee RUK* Fee International Fee
    £360 £1200 £1200

    Full-Time Study

    Full-time students will automatically receive the fee waiver if they are eligible from the information they have provided on their course application form.

    If you have been living in the UK for at least three years, are an ordinary resident in Scotland before the course start date it is likely that you will not have to pay fees for your full-time course. Please check our fee waiver policy for more information.

    Fees are payable on enrolment each academic year.

    Some of our courses require students to have essential equipment/clothing please check with your course tutor on your requirements.

    Please get in touch with nhcfinance@uhi.ac.uk if you have any further questions on fees.

    *Rest of UK (students typically domiciled in the rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland, including Channel Islands and the Isle of Man), with a term-time address in Scotland.

    Part-Time Study

    A Fee Waiver could be available to help with the payment of course fees depending on your personal circumstances, please check our fee waiver policy to see if you are eligible.

    Fees are payable on enrolment each academic year.

    Some of our courses require students to have essential equipment/clothing please check with your course tutor.

    Please contact nhcfinance@uhi.ac.uk  if you have any further questions on fees.

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    • Banking Customer Service Advisor
    • Credit Controller
    • Accounts Assistant
    • Finance Assistant
    • Data Analyst/Analytics Assistant
    • Trainee Data Scientist
    • IT Administrator

    Is there more information available online?

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    Apply for Maths (National 5 and Higher)

    We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI North Highland. UHI North Highland operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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    We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI North Highland. North Highland College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of gender, age, disability, ethnicity and socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.