The Further Mathematics A Level course is ideally suited to students who wish to broaden and deepen their knowledge and understanding of Mathematics and its applications to real world scenarios. An A Level in Further Mathematics is an entry requirement to study Mathematics at leading universities; the course will also provide excellent preparation for any student wishing to study any Maths-related course at university, Engineering or Physics for example. A Level Further Mathematics is a challenging, stimulating and rewarding course which requires a high level of commitment! Students choosing this option will be aiming for the top grade at GCSE, and may well have undertaken an additional Mathematics course if this is offered by their current educational establishment. Note that this is an additional option to the Mathematics A Level; students should apply for both.
To study this course, you should have either a Grade 8 or 9 in Mathematics at GCSE, and, preferably, some experience of the subject beyond this level. Also, at least Grade 5 in GCSE English.
You could take this course to complement an Advanced GCE in Mathematics, which will support entry to Higher Education in areas of Mathematics, Electronics, Economics, Physics or more general Higher Education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Mathematics such as an Accountant, Engineer or Teacher. It will help you to develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the Economic and Engineering sectors.