MATHS

A-Level Maths

 

Who is this course for?

A level maths is a well regarded A Level ideal for those with a natural flare for maths who enjoy the subject and aren’t afraid of hard work. A level maths will help you to excel in a variety of careers, including those in engineering, finance and accounting.

What do you need to apply for the course?

GCSE maths Grade 7 or above and four other GCSEs including English. GCSE Further maths desirable.

What are they key things you will learn?

You will study four Core modules over two years and two Applied modules (Statistics and Mechanics)

 

These modules will build upon topics you have met at GCSE - Simultaneous Equations and Coordinate Geometry. You will also meet new topics including Exponentials, Logarithms and Calculus.

How will you be assessed?

Year 13 - Six External Exams

MATHS

Core Maths

 

Who is this course for?

Core Maths is a new Level 3 qualification designed for students who do not wish to study AS or A-level but who do wish to develop their mathematical, statistical and quantitative skills. It supports courses such as A-level Psychology, Sciences and Geography as well as technical and vocational qualifications like Engineering.

The Core Maths qualifications are equal in size to an AS level qualification and are graded A-E. They also have the same number of UCAS tariff points as an AS level qualification.

What do you need to apply for the course?

Maths at Grade 4 or above. Four GCSEs including English Language at grade 4 or above.

What are they key things you will learn?

Group work and discussion is strongly encouraged, with content studied and skills acquired through focusing on contexts, developing fluency and confidence in applying mathematical skills, even when applying known techniques and methods to new problem areas, and will include examples from economics, sociology, psychology, chemistry, geography, computing, and business and management.

How will you be assessed?

Year 13 - Two External Exams

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