Mathematics Standard Level International Baccalaureate group 5 subject

Science and Mathematics

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

What will you be working towards?

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Qualification Type International Baccalaureate Diploma
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

There are 2 options avalable:

Applications and interpretation

 

This course is designed for students who enjoy describing the real world and solving practical problems using mathematics, those who are interested in harnessing the power of technology alongside exploring mathematical models and enjoy the more practical side of mathematics.

Students we expect to follow this course are those who will not require mathematics as a major component in their future studies/career plan.  it is expected that those choosing this standard level would have achieved a minimum of a grade 5 at GCSE mathematics.

This standard level course consists of topics such as:

Sequence and series, Financial calculatins, Proof, Modelling, Trigonometry, Voronoi diagrams, Correlation and regression, Statistical distributions and Basic Calculus.

Mathematics: Analysis and approaches

This course is intended for students who wish to pursue studies in mathematics as a component of their university studies; it is for students who enjoy developing mathematical arguments, problem solving and exploring ral and abstract applications, with and without technology.  It is expected that those choosing this standard level would have achieved a minimum of a grade 5 at GCSE mathematics.

This standard level course consists of topics such as:

Sequences and series, Logarithms and exponentials, Proof, Systems of equations, Trigonometry, Correlation and regression, Statistical distributions and Calculus.

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How will it be delivered?

Applicatins and interpretation

This standard level course is assessed through a combination of two exam papers and an exploratory project.  It is broken down as:

Paper 1: 90 minutes long and worth 80 marks consisting of short questions and worth 40%

Paper 2: 90 minutes long and worth 80 marks consisting of long qustions and worth 40%

Exploration: A piece of self-chosen mathematical research worth 20%.

Mathematics: Analysis and approaches

This standard level course is assessed through a combination of 2 exam papers and an exploratory project.  It is broken down a:

Paper 1: 90 minutes long and worth 80 marks consisting of sections A and B and worth 40% 

Paper 2: 90 minutes long and worth 80 marks consisting of sections A and B and worth 40%

Exploration : A piece of self-chosen mathmatical research worth 20%

Entry requirements

Students who intend to follow the mathematics studies course at Dane Court will be required to have attained a minimum of grade 5 at GCSE mathematics. 

General entry requirements:

International Baccalaureate Diploma:  6 x grade 6 and 2 x grade 5  at GCSE or equivalent.

International Baccalaureate Career-Related Programme:  3 x grade 6 and 2 x grade 5  at GCSE or equivalent.

Your next steps...

We have a strong history of students going on to study Mathematics-related degrees.  The skills and competencies required for successful completion of the course interface well with all disciplines at University.