Further Mathematics A Level

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics
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What will you be working towards?

Code HGS12
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Examining Board: AQA Head of Department: Mrs H Sutton


This course is available if you wish to study Mathematics in more detail and is taken in addition to an A level in Mathematics. It is very useful if you intend to study Mathematics or Computing to degree level. (It may actually be essential for entry onto Mathematics degree courses at some of the more prestigious universities).

The course is really only suitable for the most talented Mathematics students and you should only consider it if you are aiming to study Mathematics or Science at one of the top universities, or you are certain that your career will have a heavy mathematical bias.


The core content includes the following:


Complex Numbers


Further Algebra and Functions

Further Calculus

Further Vectors

Polar Co-ordinates

Hyperbolic functions

Differential Equations


Co-ordinate geometry


Additional content covers Discrete Mathematics/Statistics/Mechanics

How will it be delivered?

Entry requirements

Further Maths

Entry Criteria: GCSE grade 8 in Mathematics

plus: GCSE grade 5 in English (Language or Literature)

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