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A Level: Maths

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics

What will you be working towards?

Code 60311642
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

This course is right for you if you:

• Enjoy your mathematics lessons

• Are good at mathematics, especially algebra

• Have spoken to your mathematics teacher and they recommend you for the course

• Have good skills of reasoning and logic

• Understand your mathematics teacher or like to figure problems out

• Are prepared to work outside the classroom

Details

Proof

Coordinate Geometry

Algebra and Functions

Sequences and Series Trigonometry

Exponentials Logarithms

Differentiation

Integration

Numerical Methods

Vectors

Statistical sampling

Data presentation and interpretation

Probability

Statistical distributions

Statistical hypothesis testing

Quantities and units in mechanics

Kinematics Forces and Newton’s Laws Moments

How will it be delivered?

There are three two hour examinations at the end of the course.

Paper 1: Pure Mathematics

Paper 2: Pure Mathematics and Mechanics

Paper 3: Pure Mathematics and Statistics

Entry requirements

6 grade 5s (or equivalent), including at least grade 5 in English Language or Literature.

6 or above in Maths.

Your next steps...

A Level Mathematics is a facilitating subject for university courses such as mathematics, statistics, science, computer science, engineering, accountancy and economics and is highly regarded by the elite, Russell Group universities. It is a useful stepping stone for other degrees, such as medicine, geography, psychology and sports science which all demand advanced mathematical skills. A Level Mathematics is very desirable for employment or training straight from school as it develops logical thinking, the ability to process information, to understand and manipulate numbers and mathematical processes. These skills are of benefit whatever occupation is chosen and it is these skills which employers look for in prospective employees.

You can find out more about the careers mathematics can lead you to on: www.mathscareers.org.uk/

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