AS Level Core Mathematics

Science and Mathematics

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

What will you be working towards?

Code 109
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

This course is designed for students who achieve an 9 to 4 in GCSE Mathematics, who choose not to continue with AS-level or A-level Mathematics.

This qualification can count as the mathematics element of the new Technical Baccalaureate, introduced from September 2014 and the Level 3 Mathematics Attainment Measure. It is  distinct from GCE AS Level Mathematics as learners consolidate mathematical techniques that can be directly applied to real life contexts.

 

Details

During this course students will develop: 
  • an understanding of how mathematics can be applied in a real-world context
  • critical analysis skills and reasoning
  • their mathematical knowledge and how to make logical and reasoned decisions in solving problems both within pure mathematics and in a variety of contexts, and communicate the mathematical rationale for these decisions clearly

Course aims: 

  • Develop competence in the selection and use of mathematical methods and
  • techniques
  • Develop confidence in representing and analysing authentic situations
  • mathematically, and in applying mathematics to address related questions and issues
  • Build skills in mathematical thinking, reasoning and communication.

How will it be delivered?

Examination

Entry requirements

Minimum 5 GCSE grades 9-4 including English and Maths


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