Course Levels

Introductory courses

Campus Locations

Kirkcaldy and Dunfermline

Study Options

Part-time/Distance Learning, Online

Applications Open

Start studying in August 2024

Why Choose Mathematics at Fife College?

Maths plays a big part in our lives and understanding how numbers work can have a hugely positive impact. Our mathematics courses are the gateway to enhancing your core numeracy skills— skills that include problem-solving, logical reasoning, and analytical thinking, all highly valued across a huge range of employment sectors. 

Gaining a qualification in mathematics not only provides you with essential life skills but also opens doors to careers in a wide variety of subject areas. It is often an essential skill for entry into fields such as science, engineering, technology, computing, architecture, finance, and beyond. 


What kind of job could I do?

IT Sector

Financial Sector

Software Engineering


Education – Maths Teacher

Civil Service


…and many more

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Our Courses

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We offer courses in the following subjects:

National 4: Mathematics

Get Ready for National 5 Mathematics

National 5: Mathematics

Higher: Mathematics

What Happens after I Apply?

There are four possible outcomes from your interview:

(For courses where an interview is not required, you may be asked for additional information e.g. a portfolio, before a decision is made.)

1. Unconditional offer: you have met all the entry requirements and your place is guaranteed.

2. Conditional offer: your place is secured pending meeting the entry requirements.


3. You may be added to a waiting list: you have met all entry requirements; however, the course is full.

If any spaces become available, you will be contacted nearer the course start date.

4. Unsuccessful: speak to our Guidance Team.
       They may be able to help you find another suitable course.

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