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AS/A2 Level : Maths at De Lisle College

Course description

6 modules! 4 compulsory Pure Maths + 2 Applied modules - Statistics or Mechanics or Decision Maths

Who is it for?

Students who have secured at least a Grade B at GCSE Level. It is an execellent qualification for students wishing to continue their studies, particularly suitable for Engineering, Sciences and Business as well as all other subjects.


Course content

What will I learn?

Six modules will be studied - C1, C2 , C3 and C4 are compulsory. The other two will depend on the student group.

C1 - Introduction to Advanced Mathematics, C2 - Concepts for Advanced Mathematics, C3 - Methods for Advanced Mathematics, C4 - Applications of Advanced Mathematics.

FP1 - Further Concepts for Advanced Mathematics, FP2 - Further Methods for Advanced Mathematics, FP3 - Further Applications of Advanced Mathematics, NM - Numerical Methods, NC - Numerical Computation, DE - Differential Equations, M1 - Mechanics 1, M2 - Mechanics 2, M3 - Mechanics 3, M4 - Mechanics 4, S1 - Statistics 1, S2 - Statistics 2, S3 - Statistics 3, S4 - Statistics 4, D1 - Decision Mathematics 1, D2 - Decision Mathematics 2, DC - Decision Mathematics Computation.

How will I learn?

Students will be presented with the Mathematical challenges in a variety of forms. There will be opportunities for Learning through ICT and other media throughout the course as well as paired and Group work.

Entry requirements

What is needed for entry? GCSEs at A*-C with at least a Grade B in Mathematics.


What examinations are there?

Six module examinations - one for each module studied.

Future opportunities

Students with Mathematics A Level and Mathematics Degree become amongst the best earners!

You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for.

You could take this course with other advanced level courses to prepare for higher education in areas of Mathematics, related areas such as Engineering, 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, Financial Adviser or Teacher.

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 financial sectors. The course is highly suitable for all students with the relevant qualifications as described above. Clearly those students wishing to study Engineering. Business, Accountancy, Science and any Science-related qualifications at Degree level or beyond.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact De Lisle College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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