Access Maths SCQF 7 is a flexible online short course.

It’s designed to help you access university when you don’t have the Advanced Higher maths skills or qualifications you need.

100% online, you can study anywhere you have internet access. Available 24/7, all year round, you can enrol when you like and study at your own pace.

What you’ll study

You’ll work through an engaging range of maths topics.

The topic areas cover key SCQF Level 7 (Advanced Higher level) skills, including:

  • methods in algebra and calculus
  • applications in algebra and calculus
  • geometry, proof and systems of equations.

Why study Access Maths online with the University of Aberdeen?

How you’ll study

Online learning

This is an online, self-guided course.

You’ll work your way through a series of course units. Each unit guides you through structured exercises that help you to develop and consolidate your learning.

Once you’ve enrolled, you’ll have 12 months to complete the course at your own pace.

Online learning platform

Your course is delivered online through MyAberdeen, our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It’s packed with learning resources, including:

  • videos
  • reading materials
  • discussion boards with classmates.

It’s also available as a mobile app, so you have access to all your learning materials on your smartphone and mobile devices. Take a look around MyAberdeen.

Where this will take you

Your qualification

On successful completion of the course and assessments, you’ll receive:

  • 15 credits at SCQF Level 7 (Advanced Higher-level), and
  • a transcript of your achievement from the University of Aberdeen.

Compare qualification levels across the UK and Europe.

This Access qualification is not an Advanced Higher. It is equivalent to an Advanced Higher.

Advanced Highers are awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). This Access qualification is awarded by the University of Aberdeen.

Access qualifications explained

This Access qualification is designed:

  • in accordance with the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at Advanced Higher level
  • by educationalists experienced in working at this academic level
  • to develop your key Advanced Higher level skills and support your access into Higher Education.

Progressing to university

Access Maths SCQF 7 is designed to lift your maths grades so you can meet university entry requirements.

Our Access qualifications, with successful completion of assessments, are accepted for entry at the University of Aberdeen.

If you’re applying to study anywhere else, please contact the respective university to confirm the acceptability of this course and the grades required.

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Entry requirements

This course has no formal entry requirements. You decide if it’s suitable for you.

The course is designed to lift your qualification level to SCQF Level 7 (Advanced Higher level) and is ideally suited to those who have a pass or better at SCQF Level 6 (Higher level).

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