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Mathematics Unit 3: Applications (National 5 Unit)

North East Scotland College

Venues

Off campus

Content

This unit forms part of the National 5 Mathematics course but can also be studied as a stand alone unit. The National 5 qualification enables learners to acquire and apply operational skills necessary for developing mathematical ideas through symbolic representation and diagrams. Here you will select and apply mathematical techniques and develop understanding of the interdependencies within mathematics.

The general aim of this particular Unit is to develop skills linked to applications of mathematics. These include using trigonometry, geometry, number processes and statistics within real-life contexts.

You will cover the use of mathematical operational skills linked to applications and use mathematical reasoning skills linked to applications.









Entry Requirements

You will require National 4 Mathematics, relevant component units or an equivalent course.


Progression Routes

On successful completion of this course, you could progress to the Higher Mathematics course.

Start Date

Flexible

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

2 months

Department

Highers, National Qualifications and Units

SCQF Level

5

Cost

£145.00

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