N4 Maths

The National 4 Mathematics course comprises of the following mandatory units: 


  Expressions & Formulae


In order meet the requirements of the National 4 course each pupil must secure a PASS in all three of the mandatory units alongside a final, internally assessed, Added Value Unit exam.

The final internal Added Value exam consists of two papers:

 Paper 1 – Non Calculator (20 minutes)

 Paper 2 – Calculator (40 minutes)

Pupils have one attempt to resit any of the core components of the course should they fail their first attempt.


Successful completion of the National 4 Maths course can be followed by the National 5 Applications of Maths course or National 5 Maths course in S5 or S6.