Maths for Adults - MK College

Maths for Adults

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Maths for Adults

What will I do?

This course offers a range of options to study Maths.

All of our Maths courses give learners the opportunity to apply mathematical thinking to solve simple problems in familiar situations.

Your course offer is determined by assessment at interview and prior qualifications.

Courses include:

  • Functional Skills at Entry 2, Entry 3, Level 1 or Level 2

What’s next?

Many employers and learning providers ask for Maths qualifications.

On completion of this course, you can explore further study options, careers opportunities or seek employment.

Is it for me?

Applicants must be confident reading and writing in English.

The content and exams are in English and cannot be translated.

This course is not suitable for those still learning English as an additional language.

You must be able to commit to weekly lessons of 3 hours each week, for the duration of the course.

entry requirements

You must be aged 19 years or older on 31st August 2023.

You must not already have a Level 2 Maths qualification – C or 4 at GCSE, Level 2 Functional Skills or equivalent.

To get this course for free, Applicants must have lived in the UK for the last three years, currently reside in England, with a postcode outside of London, Greater Manchester, Greater London, Liverpool, Tees Valley Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, West Midlands, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Wets of England, Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland.

Course Information

  1. Maths for Adults



    9 Sep 2024


    27 Jun 2025


    9 Months




    09:00 – 17:00


    Chaffron Way Campus

    • FEES

    • 19 – 23

      Fully Funded

    • 24+

      Fully Funded

    • Overseas


Course highlights

Demonstrate your ability in mathematical skills and your ability to apply these, through appropriate reasoning and decision making, to solve realistic problems of increasing complexity.

Introduce you to new areas of life and work so that you are exposed to concepts and problems which are of value in everyday life.

Develop an appreciation of the role played by mathematics in the world of work and in life generally.

Use numbers and the number system – whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages.

Using common measures, shapes and space.

Handling information and data.

Problem solving.

How will my progress be monitored?

Regular assessments will provide opportunities to monitor progress and set new targets.

How will I be assessed?

Accredited courses have two final exams, taken on the same day, for learners who are ready to attempt them.

How much will I have to study each week?

3 hours each week plus revision and homework.

How can I pay for my course?

There are a variety of ways in which you can get help with fees and funding while studying. Get advice on applying for funding and assessing your eligibility for financial aid here.

This course attracts funding for eligible students, so please check with the admissions team about your own circumstances. 

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