Course Type / Attendance

Part Time, Skills & Qualifications

Subject Area

Maths and English

Start Date

Call 0191 511 6000


Adult, Employers



Course Level


Home / Course / Maths GCSE (Higher Tier)

Who is this course for?

This course is for people that would like to progress their careers but need a GCSE in Maths to get ahead, such as teaching or nursing.

It’s also suitable for anyone wishing to broaden their knowledge and understanding of Maths.

What do you need to apply for the course?

You will need to pass an entrance test before enrolling on this course

What are the key things you'll learn?

This course covers the following areas of maths:

  • Number and shape
  • Algebra
  • Space
  • Measure and data handling
  • Trigonometry
  • Simultaneous equations
  • Complex combinations of mathematics

How you will learn

This course is taught through three hours of classroom activity per week. There will also be three hours of home study a week.

The course is assessed through exams at the end of the academic year.

Where could this course take you?

After completing the course you could progress onto an Access course, Foundation Degree or Higher Degree.

A GCSE in Maths also helps open a routeway to becoming a teacher or work in health care, such as nursing and midwifery.