Mathematics AS/A2 (See Option Blocks on our website)

Science and Mathematics

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

Code ND16
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

Two thirds of the course is based on Pure Mathematics, covering concepts in Algebra, Calculus, Trigonometry and Geometry. The remaining part of the course works on Statistics (the maths of decision making in the face of uncertainty) and Mechanics (the maths of how to describe the world of forces and motion).

Details

What will I learn?

Two thirds of the course is based on Pure Mathematics, covering concepts in Algebra, Calculus, Trigonometry and Geometry. The remaining part of the course works on Statistics (the maths of decision making in the face of uncertainty) and Mechanics (the maths of how to describe the world of forces and motion).

How will it be delivered?

There are 3 exams of 2 hours, all at the end of Year 13. The first two assess the Pure Mathematics and the final exam assesses the Statistics and Mechanics.

Entry requirements

6 in GCSE Maths. Students who achieve a grade 7 or higher are more likely to be prepared and able to access the A level course. Students who achieve Grade 6 at higher level are likely to need more preparation to cope with the transition between GCSE and A Level.

Your next steps...

Mathematics combines well with all the Sciences, Geography, Economics and Music. Maths qualifications are highly valued by both those in Higher Education and Employers too.