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Further Mathematics at Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School

Course description

Board:

Edexcel

Outline of the Course:

  • Further Pure Maths 1:   Proof, Complex Numbers, Matrices, Further Algebra & Functions, Further Calculus, Further Vectors.
  • Further Pure Maths 2:  Complex Numbers, Further Algebra & Functions, Further Calculus, Polar Co-ordinates, Hyperbolic Functions, Differential Equations.
  • Optional Paper 3C: Further Mechanics 1: Momentum & Impulse, Collisions, Centres of Mass, Work & Energy, Elastic Strings & Springs
  • Optional Paper 3D: Decision Maths 1: Algorithms & Graph Theory, Algorithms on Graphs I, Algorithms on Graphs II, Critical Path Analysis, Linear Programming

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Entry requirements

Minimum entry criteria:

Guarantees a place on the course: 8 in Mathematics

Assessment

Type of Assessment

Examination: Further Pure Maths

Duration

1 hour 30 minutes

Weighting

25%

Type of Assessment

Examination: Further Pure Maths

Duration

1 hour 30 minutes

Weighting

25%

Type of Assessment

Examination: Optional Paper - Mechanics

Duration

1 hour 30 minutes

Weighting

25%

Type of Assessment

Examination: Optional Paper - Decision Maths

Duration

1 hour 30 minutes

Weighting

25%

Future opportunities

You could take this course with an Advanced GCE in Mathematics to support entry to higher education in areas Mathematics, related areas such as Electronics, Economics, Physics or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Mathematics such as an Accountant, Engineer or Financial Adviser. The course also helps you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the economic and engineering sectors.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 13 June 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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