IB Maths Studies Block C

Science and Mathematics

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

What will you be working towards?

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

Overview

The aims of this course in are to enable students to:

  • enjoy and develop an appreciation of the elegance and power of mathematics
  • develop an understanding of the principles and nature of mathematics
  • communicate clearly and confidently in a variety of contexts
  • develop logical, critical and creative thinking, and patience and persistence in problem-solving
  • employ and refine their powers of abstraction and generalization
  • apply and transfer skills to alternative situations, to other areas of knowledge and to future developments
  • appreciate how developments in technology and mathematics have influenced each other
  • appreciate the moral, social and ethical implications arising from the work of mathematicians and the applications of mathematics
  • appreciate the international dimension in mathematics through an awareness of the universality of mathematics and its multicultural and historical perspectives
  • appreciate the contribution of Mathematics to other disciplines.

This course is taken as part of the IBCP or as a stand-alone subject.

Details

The topics covered are:

  • Algebra; Functions and equations
  • Circular functions and trigonometry
  • Vectors; Statistics and probability
  • Calculus

How will it be delivered?

This course is assessed by 3 exams and a piece of coursework worth 20%.

Entry requirements

4 GCSE grades at 4, with a minimum of a grade 5 in Maths and 4 in English.

Your next steps...

Students can go on to study maths or a related degree at university, such as engineering. Or use this qualification to progress on to an apprenticeship or employment.