AS /A2 Level Maths/Further Maths

Exam Board

Edexcel

Entry Requirements

Students require a minimum of 5 A*-B grades at GCSE or equivalent, including a B grade or above in GCSE English and Mathematics.

Course Outline

AS Level Mathematics includes both pure mathematics and statistics. In particular, students learn the essential pure mathematical methods that can be applied to real world scenarios.

Topics include the solving of equations, graphs and transformations, coordinate geometry, logarithms and exponentials, sequences and series, trigonometry and the formation of differentiation and integration.

Assessment

The course is examined via a one and a half hour written examination paper for each module. The modules carry equal weight and there is no coursework. Examinations take place during January and June.

Into the future…

Students who successfully complete this course can go on to become accountants, teachers, engineers and various other professionals. In fact, Mathematics is a highly sought after qualification which is held in high esteem by universities for almost all degree courses.