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Mathematics (Further)

A Level - Full-time
Mathematics (Further)
Subject Area: Mathematics
Assessment: Exam
Location: Woldgate and Longcroft
Course Entry Requirements Icon Entry Requirements:

Further Mathematics is accessible to anyone with a grade 7, 8 or 9 (previously A or A*) at GCSE.

Further Mathematics is an increasingly popular subject. Further Mathematics builds on A Level Mathematics, so students who choose to study Further Mathematics will also have to take the A Level Mathematics course.

It is an enjoyable, interesting and rewarding subject that is highly regarded by universities. It helps to improve your understanding of A Level Mathematics (and other subjects, like the Sciences and Computer Science), resulting in improved grades in the other subjects too. For more information, visit: https://amsp.org.uk/

Additional Course Information

What will I study and learn?

You will study some Further Pure Mathematics and there is an element of choice between Further Mechanics,

Further Statistics and Decision Mathematics. Further pure includes the study of complex numbers, matrices, hyperbolic functions and polar coordinates as well as taking the pure topics studied in A Level Maths to the next level.

How will I be assessed?
  • There are four 90 minutes calculator exams at the end of Year 13.
  • Two are on the Further Pure Mathematics and the other two are on the chosen applied units.
Further Opportunities

Mathematics can be studied as a single subject degree or combined with other subjects. Maths is a fundamental skill using problem solving, logic and data analysis which underpins a number of career fields including Computing, Business, Accounting, Actuary, Law, Engineering, Data Analysis, Teaching and more.

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