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Mathematics - A Level at Wigan UTC

Course description

In A level Mathematics (Edexcel) you will study a range of topics from pure and applied Maths.  There are six modules, four pure modules and two applied modules.
 
In the AS year, you will study algebraic topics such as indices, surds, straight lines, quadratics, sequences and series, trigonometry, circles and calculus.  You will also study algorithms and their use within the business world.
 
In the A2 year, you will continue to study trigonometry and calculus whilst being introduced to partial fractions and vectors.  You will also study mechanics which includes constant acceleration equations, speed time graphs, forces, momentum and moments.
 
A level Mathematics is also highly respected by employers which is demonstrated by the fact that on average, people with A level Mathematics earn more over their lifetime than people without.  The analytical skills associated with studying advanced mathematics are valued by employers in a wide variety of different fields.
 
 

 

Entry requirements

BTEC courses

At least 5 at grades   A*-C   Including English & Maths

At least 5 at grades   9-4     Including English & Maths

 

A Levels

Grade 6 or above in the subject required to study

Assessment

In the AS year you will be assessed by three 1 hour 30 min exams in May and June. The C1 module is non-calculator.  Each of the three exams is worth one third of your AS grade.
 
In the A2 year you will be assessed by three 1 hour 30 min exams in May and June.  
Each of the six exams is worth one sixth of your A level grade.
 

Financial information

Funded if aged between 16-19.

Further information

Based in Wigan Town Centre, study a variety of courses at Wigan UTC, including:

BTEC Level 2 Engineering

BTEC Level 3 Engineering

BTEC Level 3 Electronic Engineering

BTEC Level 3 Manufacture Engineering

BTEC Level 3 Design Engineering

BTEC Level 3 Sport & Exercise Science

BTEC Level 3 Applied Science

BTEC Level 3 Health & Social Care

BTEC Level 3 Child Development

BTEC Level 3 Business

A Level Maths

A Level Physics

A Level Chemistry

A Level Biology

A Level Business

A Level Product Design

German

GCSE English Resit

GCSE Maths Resit

And More.....

 

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How to apply

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Last updated date: 02 October 2017
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