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Further Mathematics A Level at Newlands Girls' School

Course description

Do you love Mathematics? If the answer is yes then Further Mathematics is the perfect subject for you. AS Level Further Mathematics is designed to be learnt alongside AS Level Mathematics in Year 12, or taken up as a new AS subject alongside A2 Mathematics in Year 13. It will broaden and challenge the mind, with thoughtful and logical progression exploring new and more sophisticated mathematical concepts.

Course content

At AS you will study:

Further Pure Mathematics 1: Summation of Series; Mathematical Induction; Roots of
Polynomial Equations; Complex Numbers; Matrices.
 
Probability & Statistics 2: Continuous Random Variables; The Normal Distribution; The Poisson Distribution; Sampling and Hypothesis Tests.
 
Decision Mathematics: Algorithms; Graph Theory; Networks; Linear Programming.
 
At A2 you will study:
 
Further Pure Mathematics 2&3: Rational Functions and Graphs; Polar Co-ordinates; Hyperbolic Functions; Differentiation and Integration; Numerical Methods; Differential Equations; Vectors; Complex Numbers; Groups.

Mechanics 2: Centre of Mass; Equilibrium of a Rigid Body; Motion of a Projectile; Uniform Motion in a Circle; Coefficient of Restitution and Impulse; Energy, Work and Power.

Entry requirements

You are required to have achieved a grade B minimum in Mathematics at GCSE to be
considered for this course.

Assessment

You will sit three module exams in Year 12 and 13. There is no coursework associated with A-Level Mathematics.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Newlands Girls' School directly.

Last updated date: 21 September 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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