Further Mathematics A Level encourages students to develop logical and methodical thought, the ability to persevere with a task and to employ mathematics confidently in order to analyse and solve problems.
Students cover modules in pure mathematics, mechanics and decision mathematics.
The course involves teacher-directed lessons and exercises set for homework. Students are expected to work at their homework and to follow up difficulties that arise with it between lessons.
GCSE Mathematics grade 7 or above.
Further Mathematics is useful for students wishing to read mathematics, the physical sciences and engineering at the leading universities. It is also useful for law, finance and of course any mathematical, statistical or computer science course. It is an excellent subject for developing problem solving, logic, critical thinking and reasoning skills as well as dealing with abstract concepts.