• August
  • Part-Time Evening
  • 1 year
  • Maths
  • SCQF Level 5


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Intro to the course:

This course explores the applications of mathematical techniques and skills in everyday situations, including financial matters, statistics, and measurement. The skills, knowledge and understanding in the course also support learning in other curriculum areas, such as technology, health and wellbeing, science, and social studies. The mathematical skills within this course are underpinned by numeracy, and designed to develop your mathematical reasoning skills in areas relevant to learning, life and work. The following provides a broad overview of the subject skills, knowledge and understanding developed in the course: 

  •  analyse real-life situations and problems involving mathematics 
  •  identify valid mathematical operational skills to tackle real-life situations or problems 
  • select and apply numeracy skills 
  • select and apply skills in finance, statistics, measurement, geometry, graphical data and probability 
  • use mathematical reasoning skills to draw conclusions or justify decisions 
  • communicate mathematical information in an appropriate way

SCQF Level 5

Study mode
Part-Time Evening

Start date

Who is the course for?

Ideal for anyone who needs maths to progress in their studies and/or career.

What will I study?


Next step course options

Access to further study

How will I be assessed?

External examination

Why should I choose this course?

You’ll gain the qualifications and knowledge to progress to further or higher study or employment. Maths is one of our most popular part-time courses, so we encourage you to apply early.

Where can this course lead?

You will improve your chances of going into further education and securing future employment.

What are the entry requirements?

You should have:

  • a keen interest in maths
  • a good work ethic
  • be committed and motivated to achieve

Whilst there are no formal academic entry requirements for this course, you will be invited to attend a mandatory information session prior to starting the course.  

What are the interview arrangements?

 You will be invited to a mandatory information session prior to the start of the course. 

Fees, finance and funding:

Fees and finances for evening:

This course costs £460.

Find out more about Part-Time Fee Grants (PFGs): https://www.saas.gov.uk/part-time

Other information:

Fee: £440, payable at the start of the course. Payment by instalments of equal monthly payments may be agreed with full payment required prior to the exam or on withdrawal from the course. A minimum of 20% is payable at enrolment. 

A blended learning and teaching approach involves a combination of live online sessions and on campus workshops. 

Evening course: Tuesday and Thursday evening

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Study mode Part-Time Evening Start date 27/08/2024 Duration 1 year
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