Maths National 5

What is special about this course?

National 5 Maths is increasingly recognised as the entry requirement for many institutions offering Teacher Training courses as well as employers such as the Police and the Armed Services.  It also gives students a good foundation for progression to Higher Maths, which is a requirement for many university courses.

Entry requirements

Please contact the college for details.

National 4 Maths would be beneficial.

The Course covers all the content of the National 5 Course, in preparation for the National 5 exam (which takes place over one day in May).

The course is split into 3 Units –

Expressions and Formulae,



How will I study my course?

  • Part Time

How long will my course last?

1 academic year

Part time: 4 hours (over 2 days) per week

Where can I study my course?

    • Moray College UHI

Start date



The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

What can I do on completion of my course?

On successful completion of the course, you can go on to study Higher Maths at Moray College UHI.

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Maths National 5

I want to start in 2020/21

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Moray College UHI. Moray College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.