Course descriptors S5/6
The course consists of three units. Each of the three component units are assessed internally by means of a unit test. There is also an external examination in May.
The unit headings are:
- Expressions and Functions
- Relationships and Calculus
The Higher Mathematics Course motivates and challenges learners by enabling them to select and apply mathematical techniques in a variety of mathematical and real-life situations, equipping them with the reasoning and operational skills needed to interpret and solve problems. It builds on the strength of the skills development and reasoning elements of National 5 Mathematics and introduces and develops new concepts, such as calculus and recurrence relations.
Recommended minimum entry requirements: Grade A or B at National 5 Mathematics
Higher Past Papers
Exam Revision 2015-2016