Mathematics with Further Maths

Entry Requirements:

A grade 8 or above in Maths is preferred and a grade 7 is required. Further Maths must be taken as part of a 4 subject A Level programme and students must meet the College entry requirement for this.

Why Should You Take This Course?

Students who take Further Mathematics demonstrate a strong commitment to their studies, as well as learning Mathematics that eases the transition to any Mathematics-related degree. For someone who enjoys Mathematics, it provides a challenge and a chance to explore new and more sophisticated mathematical concepts. Please note, Maths with Further Maths counts as two A Level options.

Course content

  • Algebra and functions
  • Co-ordinate geometry
  • Sequences and series
  • Differentiation
  • Integration
  • Trigonometry
  • Exponentials and logarithms
  • Numerical methods and Vectors
  • Complex numbers
  • Numerical solution of equations
  • Coordinate systems
  • Matrix algebra
  • Proof
  • Inequalities
  • Differential equations
  • Vectors
  • Hyperbolic functions

During the two years, the following applications are studied:

  • Statistics, which includes Statistical models, data representation and summary, probability, correlation and regression, discrete and continuous random variables.
  • Mechanics, which includes mechanical models, vectors, kinematics, particle dynamics, statics of particles and rigid bodies.

How will I be assessed?
At the end of the first year you will sit exams that make up an A Level in Maths. In the second year you will take an A Level in Further Maths.

Are there any special expenses?
Students are advised to provide a graphical calculator and have access to a computer. You are required to have a Casio FX991EX calculator.

What could I do next?
This qualification is desirable for many careers and a number of Higher Education courses, including Engineering, Maths and Physics.

How to apply for this course

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