A Level Mathematics

Course Code: Q100120

Key Information

  • Course type

    A Levels

  • Campus:

    Sixth Form Campus

  • Start Date:

    09 Sept 2024

  • Duration:

    2 years

  • Attendance:


  • Fees:


A Level Pure Mathematics

Considered essential for those who are also taking one or more of the sciences at A Level, this course combines well with virtually all subjects. It supports a medical career and scientific research as well as business, finance and engineering.

Units include:

  • Calculus - differentiation and integration techniques and applications
  • Trigonometry - graphs, equations and identities
  • Algebra - working with a variety of functions to solve problems
  • Proof - meeting new methods of proving (or disproving) statements
  • Mechanics - understanding how objects move and the forces involved
  • Statistics - dealing with data, probability distributions and hypothesis testing.

A Level Mathematics is a challenging and rewarding course which will enable you to work to a high standard and support you in developing higher-level problem-solving skills.  You will find that your algebraic skills develop rapidly as you tackle interesting and varied problems.  We will support you in structuring your revision to help achieve your full potential.

You will be offered additional opportunities throughout the course.  You could be invited to go to university problem-solving days, take part in the Senior Maths Challenge and participate in mentoring schemes with other college or university students. There will also be careers and apprenticeship talks to provide ideas for future pathways.


Did you know?

This course can be combined with additional A Levels or a Sixth Form vocational course.

A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English Language and a grade 6 or above in GCSE Maths.

You will have a 9.55am start, one lesson in the morning, one in the afternoon and a guaranteed 4pm finish. You will also have at least one morning and one afternoon per week free for private study.

You will take three exams, which you will sit at the end of your second year.

School Leavers under the age of 19 do not have to pay fees on any full time courses, though may have to pay for their second year if turning 19 during their studies. If you’re aged 19 or over you might qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan. It’s easy to apply for and you won’t have to pay anything back until you’re earning over £25,000. If you are studying a part-time course and you receive one of the following benefits, or you depend financially on someone who does, you may be entitled to have your tuition fees waived: Job Seekers Allowance, Income Support. You will, however, have to pay any awarding body/assessment fees (unless you are on a first full level 2 course). * If you are in receipt of Working Tax Credit or receive other allowances, you may be eligible to claim concessionary rates. If you are entitled to a fee concession you will be asked to provide proof of your entitlement. It is essential that you inform us if your entitlement changes at any time during your course.

Maths is a subject that will open many doors for you in the future.  You could go on to a career in medicine, banking, data analysis, business, architecture and many more.

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