IB Mathematics: Applications and interpretations - Equivalent to 0.5 A levels
This course recognizes the increasing role that mathematics and technology play in a diverse range of fields in a data-rich world, and emphasizes the meaning of mathematics in context by focusing on topics that are often used as applications or in mathematical modelling.
The course covers the following units, which are then assessed through a combination of the controlled assessment and final examination;
- Measurements and estimates
- Trigonometry of non right angled triangles
- Representing and describing data
- Coordinate geometry
- Rates of change
- Linear Correlations of bivariate data
- Probability and distributions
- Hypothesis testing
- Modelling functions
- Modelling periodic phenomena
- Differential calculus
- Integral Calculus
During the two years, students complete an Internal Exploration with a title of their choice. The Internal Exploration focuses on the application of a selection of the units above, demonstrating their comprehension of the units through an investigative platform
GCSE Grade 4+ in English Language & Maths, with three other subjects at 4 or above.
Grade 5 in GCSE Maths
All the various Engineering degrees (e.g. Civil, Mechanical, Electrical) at University, Science (Physics, Chemistry, Micro-Biology, Biology, Geography, Environmental Science, Biochemistry, Forensic Science, ICT Programming, Accounting, Finance.