Our Mathematics course builds on the skills you will have gained through your GCSE course and develops them further into the areas of Pure Mathematics, Mechanics and Statistics. You will learn to apply your skills in various contexts and will develop the algebraic and problem-solving skills needed to be successful in A Level exams as well as those needed to challenge for courses at the very best universities.
Our Further Mathematics course aims to develop the algebraic and problem-solving skills that are needed by the Mathematicians, Engineers and Scientists of tomorrow. You will further develop your skills in Pure Mathematics and Mechanics and will be introduced to Decision Mathematics.
Outline of the Course
Pure Maths: Proof, Algebra & Functions, Co-ordinate Geometry, Sequences & Series, Trigonometry, Exponentials & Logarithms, Differentiation, Integration, Vectors, Numerical Methods
Statistics & Mechanics: Statistical Sampling, Data Presentation & Interpretation, Probability, Statistical Distributions, Hypothesis Testing, Quantities & Units in Mechanics, Kinematics, Forces & Newton’s Laws, Moments.
Minimum entry criteria:
Guarantees a place on the course: 7 in Mathematics
You could take this course with other advanced level courses to prepare for higher education in areas of Mathematics, related areas such as Engineering, 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, Financial Adviser or Teacher. The course also helps you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the economic and financial sectors.