AS/A Level Mathematics (Further)

Course Code: Q100118

Key Information

  • Course type

    A Levels

  • Campus:

    Sixth Form Campus

  • Start Date:

    11 Sep 2023

  • Duration:

    1 year

  • Attendance:


  • Fees:


This course is for students who particularly enjoy mathematics or who are considering higher level studies in maths, physics, engineering or computer science.

Units include:

  • pure mathematics
  • discrete mathematics
  • statistics

Develop your skills in algebra and in applied areas of mathematics. You will discover new topics such as complex numbers, matrices and vectors, and link algebraic processes with a geometric interpretation. You will develop your knowledge of probability and statistics as well as discrete mathematics. Some of the topics you will study are hypothesis testing, algorithms and graph theory. You will also further your knowledge of integration and differentiation.

You could be invited to go to University Taster Days and take part in a mentoring scheme with other college or university students. You will also be able to take part in the Senior Maths Challenge (individual and/or team).


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 7 or above in GCSE maths. You must also enrol on A Level pure mathematics.

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.

Assessments will comprise 60% personal investigation and 40% externally set practical exam. Your coursework is internally assessed and externally moderated.

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.

A great advantage if you want to study mathematics or a maths-related subject at university, it supports a huge range of careers including architecture, engineering, economics, computer science, data analysis, teaching and accountancy.

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