Mathematics A Level

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

Overview

The course aims to encourage candidates to develop their understanding of Mathematics and mathematical processes in a way that promotes confidence and fosters enjoyment.

Pure Mathematics can be best described as theoretical mathematics in an abstract or non-applied manner. As such it has a very high algebra content and good algebraic skills are therefore essential to be successful. Statistics involves the analysis and interpretation of data and takes the skills from GCSE to a much higher level. Mechanics has strong links with Physics, looking at forces and how they interact with objects.

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How will it be delivered?

The assessment framework for mathematics consists of three examined papers, all of which carry 100 marks. These examinations are 2-hour papers and are worth 1/3 of the final qualification. 

 

Entry requirements

Overall requirement for Post 16:

5 A* - C at GCSE (English and mathematics grade 4). Max 2 BTECs at merit can count.

Subject specific requirements:

7 in Mathematics (not Statistics)

Your next steps...

Careers in the financial sector, ICT, teaching & education, business sector and engineering.

Maths based university courses.