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Further Mathematics

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics
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What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Further Mathematics
Code Further Mathematics
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

Students that are contemplating studying Mathematics or a related subject at University should seriously consider also taking the Further Mathematics AS or A level.

This is an optional addition available to those studying the Mathematics A Level. It is recommended only to the most able students and those wishing to study a Mathematics related degree course in the future. The course can be studied as an AS level (one year only, examined at the end of year 12), or as a full A level over two years.

We can also support those students who need to sit STEP and AEA/MAT/TMUA papers for entry into some universities. 


Details

AS Further Mathematics

The topics studied in the first year A-level Mathematics course, and also Proof, Complex Numbers, Matrices, and Further Algebra.

A Level Further Mathematics

The topics in the A Level Mathematics course, and in the AS Further Mathematics course, and also Further Calculus, Further Vectors, Polar Coordinates, and Hyperbolic Functions.

There is also the requirement to study some of the additional content, which is based either on Mechanics, Statistics, Pure Mathematics or Decision Mathematics


How will it be delivered?

Examinations

Entry requirements

Overall Entry Requirements:

6 GCSE's at grade 4 or above including an English and Maths.

Course Specific Entry Requirements:

At least a grade 7 on the Higher tier Mathematics GCSE and also be studying Mathematics A level.

A real passion for maths - studying maths and further maths will mean 8 hours of maths lessons every week, plus independent study!


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