Students taking Further Mathematics overwhelmingly find it to be an enjoyable, rewarding, stimulating and empowering
experience. For someone who enjoys maths, it provides a challenge and a chance to explore new and/or more
sophisticated mathematical concepts.
The course enables students to distinguish themselves as able mathematicians
in the university and employment market, and makes the transition to a mathematics-rich university course easier.
Grade 7 in GCSE Mathematics and grade 4 in English
Language. You must also be studying A Level Mathematics.
This course involves a significant amount of independent
learning, so students must be very proficient at self-study.
Please speak to a member of the Mathematics faculty if
you are considering this course.
Taking Further Mathematics at A Level can lead to degree
courses where there is a high mathematical content
such as Mathematics, Science subjects, Engineering
and Financial qualifications. Students who take Further
Mathematics progress to a range of careers including
Actuarial work, Engineering, Statistical work and many
forms of research.