Course Type / Attendance

Part Time, Skills & Qualifications

Subject Area

English and Maths

Start Date

Call 0191 511 6000

Course Length

1 Year





Course Level


Home / Course / Maths GCSE

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?

It would be beneficial if you have a grade D in GCSE Mathematics or Level 2 Adult Numeracy or Functional Skills qualification.

There will be an entrance test for all students to assess current abilities.

What are the key things you'll learn?

This course covers the following key areas of maths:

  • Number
  • Shape
  • Algebra
  • Space
  • Measure
  • Data Handling

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.