Further Mathematics A Level

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code TRC27
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

A course for able mathematicians, which can only be taken in addition to Mathematics A Level.  It is essential for studying Mathematics at Oxford and Cambridge. 

Valuable support for Physics, other sciences and engineering.

 

Details


This course involves studying Further Mathematics alongside A-level Mathematics. In Further Mathematics you will study the following topics;

Complex numbers, matrices, proof, conic sections, series expansions, polar co-ordinates, hyperbolic functions, further calculus and vectors.  In addition you will study further applied topics from Statistics and Decision Mathematics.

Support is also provided for students preparing to take STEP or AEA papers where required for entry to university.

Students will be able to enter the UK Maths Challenge.  We also enter teams for the UK Maths Team Challenge and Pop Maths Quiz in Sheffield.

How will it be delivered?

You will sit three two-hour examinations at the end of year 2 for Further Mathematics, in addition to the three two-hour examinations you will sit for A-level Mathematics.

Entry requirements

Minimum average GCSE score required 5.  Grade 7 Maths.

 

Your next steps...

This course will support entry to higher education in areas of Mathematics, Electronics, Economics, Physics or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Mathematics such as an Accountant, Engineer, Data Analyst, Actuary, Stockbroker, Banking or Teacher.