Mathematics (National 5)

Perth College UHI


Main Campus


Each unit is made up of several outcomes which are listed below:

Expressions and formula - surds and indices, algebraic expressions and fractions and formula.

Relationships - solving linear and quadratic equations, quadratic graphs, lengths, angles and similarity and trigonometric graphs and equations.

Applications - trigonometry, vectors, fractions and percentages and statistical skills.

You will be provided with notes and practice questions, and there will be online resource available. Students attending the day or evening class will have taught classes and tutorials and there will be video conferencing available for blended learning students. Tutor support is available by email, and course material can be accessed online through blackboard. Where possible, revision tutorials will be arranged for blended learning students also. Progress throughout the year will be monitored through completion of tutor marked assessments as well as the formal unit assessments.

You will need a good scientific calculator to complete the course, and a list of recommended textbooks will be provided should you further practice.

Entry Requirements

Maths at National 4

Progression Routes

Entry to Highers but could be useful in progressing to Higher Education.

Start Date



National 5

Study Method

Part time (day)
Part time (evening)

Course Length

30 weeks


Education and Childcare

SCQF Level


Career Sectors


Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics


Science General