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Applications of Maths (National 5)

Edinburgh College

Venues

Sighthill Campus

Content

The National 5 Applications of Mathematics 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 Science.

Course includes:
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.

Entry Requirements

National 4 Maths necessary, English preferred. You may be asked to assess your knowledge and suitability for the course.

Start Date

August

Qualification

National 5

Study Method

Part time (evening)

Course Length

1 year

Department

Social Science

SCQF Level

5

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General