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Mathematics A Level

Entry Requirements:
At least 5 GCSE's graded A*-C. A grade B/6 or above in Maths is preferred, with a minimum average of 43 GCSE points.

Why Should You Take This Course?
People with strong mathematical skills are in demand and valued by employers and universities. Mathematics is a ‘must have’ A Level for degree level study in physical sciences, computer science, all branches of engineering and, of Course, mathematics. If you are thinking of choosing physics, computer science or chemistry at A Level, Mathematics is a must have to go with them.

Course content
- Algebra and functions, Co-ordinate geometry, Sequences and series, Differentiation and Integration
- Trigonometry, Exponentials and logarithms
- Statistical models, Data representation and interpretation, Probability, Correlation and Regression, Discrete random variables, Binomial distribution, Hypothesis testing, Proof, Normal distribution, Numerical methods, Vectors, Mechanical models, Kinematics, Particle dynamics, Particle statics and Moments

How will I be assessed?
All exams are taken in May or June. The first year AS exams do not contribute to the A Level.

Are there any special expenses?
All students are advised to provide a scientific calculator, although a graphical calculator is advantageous (we recommend the Casio FX991EX).

What could I do next?
Mathematics A Level is a requirement for many careers and Higher Education Courses. It opens doors to a range of jobs.


How to apply for this course

2017-2018 ENTRY: Apply for this course by completing an online form
2017-2018 ENTRY: Download an Application Form to fill in and post