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Mathematics (Higher)

Argyll College UHI

Venues

Tobermory Centre, Oban Centre, Lochgilphead Centre and CERC, Dunoon Centre, Rothesay Centre, Campbeltown Centre, Arran Centre, Islay Centre, Helensburgh Centre

Content

The Higher Mathematics course comprises 3 mandatory units plus an external examination.

Mathematics: Expressions and Functions (1 credit)

The general aim of this unit is to develop knowledge and skills that involve the manipulation of expressions, the use of vectors and the study of mathematical functions. The Outcomes cover aspects of algebra, geometry and trigonometry, and also skills in mathematical reasoning and modelling.

Mathematics: Relationships and Calculus (1 credit)

The general aim of this Unit is to develop knowledge and skills that involve solving equations and to introduce both differential calculus and integral calculus. The Outcomes cover aspects of algebra, trigonometry, calculus, and also skills in mathematical reasoning and modelling.

Mathematics: Applications (1 credit)

The general aim of this Unit is to develop knowledge and skills that involve geometric applications, applications of sequences and applications of calculus. The outcomes cover aspects of algebra, geometry, calculus, and also skills in mathematical reasoning and modelling.

Entry Requirements

National 5 or Core 4 Maths. Entrance test.

Progression Routes

Successful candidates will be able to progress to a range of qualifications at degree level.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Higher

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (evening)

Course Length

1 year

Department

Arts, Humanities and Social Science

SCQF Level

6

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General