Mathematics for Business SCQF Level 7

Learn to apply mathematical models to business problems.

Overview

Why take this course?

On this course you will focus on formulating, solving and interpreting solutions of mathematical models for problems in relation to business and commerce. 

Credit points and level: 1 HN credits at SCQF level 7: (8 SCQF credit points at SCQF level 7)

What you will experience

You will learn to:

  • Solve business problems by the solution of equations  
  • Solve business problems involving cost and revenue functions
  • Solve financial mathematics problems

In order to complete this unit successfully, you will be required to achieve a satisfactory level of performance in all pieces of assessed work.

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Key facts

Mode of study
Distance Learning
Method of study

This course requires you to manage your workload independently, and will involve attendance at a campus or centre - often for assessment purposes only.

Entry requirements

It would be beneficial to have basic algebraic skills as evidenced by possession of National Certificate Module 7180321 Core Mathematics 3 or SCE Standard Grade Mathematics at 3/4. It would also be beneficial to have some experience of spreadsheets as evidenced by possession of:

  • National Certificate Module 81095 Introduction to Computer Applications; or
  • Higher National Unit 8400289 Information Technology Applications

What you need to know

Additional costs

This course involves an additional SQA fee. Please see our Courses Explained page for further information on costs.

Anything else?

Please note that fee waivers may apply.

Next steps

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Availability

This course requires some attendance at College, often for assessment purposes only. Please enquire about expectations for your specific course when booking.

Attendance is usually at the Aberdeen City Campus or Fraserburgh Campus.

Pre-entry guidance is required prior to booking a place on this course. Please contact Brenda Bryce, Distance Learning Co-ordinator by email or on 01346 506014 in the first instance for more information. When submitting your distance learning application form, please ensure you attach the additional information sheet listing qualifications and previous knowledge with your application. You may be required to attend College for assessment. Please check if this is a requirement for your course.

Duration Fees Code
40 Hours over 6 Months £120.00
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Paper applications only

Paper applications

You must submit a paper application form and additional information form for this course and return them to us completed and signed.

Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
FREEPOST RTJJ-TXBA-AEZS
Aberdeen City Campus
Gallowgate
Aberdeen
Scotland
UK AB25 1BN

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330
Email: enquiry@nescol.ac.uk

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