This Course is suitable if you are unsure of the route you want to take and would like to get some qualifications or if you require an SQA Higher to progress to your chosen Degree or HND.
3 Internal Assessment and Prelim
Each unit has ONE written closed book assessment. It is essential that passes are achieved in all internal unit assessments before presentation for the external examination.
Prelim exam is undertaken in March. The results of this examination are used to estimate potential grade in the external examination.
1 External Assessment
The external examination assesses the content of the 3 compulsory units. This examination is in two parts.
Part 1 Non-Calculator
Part 2 Calculator
A textbook and a scientific calculator will be required.
The minimum entry requirement for this course is Standard Grade Mathematics at Credit Level 1 or 2 OR an Intermediate 2 Mathematics (containing Maths units 1, 2 and 3) at an A or B.
Entry may require interview.
The course in Mathematics is made up of three internal units, which are detailed below:
1 Academic Year
August - June
6 hours per week
Can lead to:
Preferred Career/Academic route.
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