Mathematics is important in everyday life allowing us to make sense of the world around us and to manage our lives. Using mathematics enables us to model real-life situations and make connections and informed predictions. It equips us with the skills we need to interpret and analyse information simplify and solve problems assess risk and make informed decisions.
- Mathematics: Expressions and Formulae - you will develop skills linked to mathematical expressions and formulae.These include the manipulation of abstract terms the simplification of expressions and the evaluation of formulae
- Mathematics: Relationships- you will develop skills linked to mathematical relationships.These include solving equations understanding graphs and working with trigonometric ratios
- Numeracy-You will develop numerical and information handling skills to solve straightforward real-life problems involving number money time and measurement.
How Course Is Assessed:
- To gain the award of the course you must pass all of the units. All units are internally assessed which can be on an individual unit basis or by using other approaches which combine the assessment for more than one unit. You need to complete the Added Value Unit to be given credit for the National 4 Course.
Number of Days per week:
- 4 hours across 2 days per week
- There are no formal qualifications for this course but you should have basic numeracy skills
English Proficiency Requirements:
Progression RoutesDownload our progression route map here
Fees - Information about funding can be found here
Fee: £260 Sighthill part-time (year 1)
This course will start week commencing...