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Mathematics (Further) A2 Edexcel at Sandown Bay Academy

Course description

Students MAY have the opportunity to study Further Mathematics as an enrichment course. The course develops mathematical knowledge and concepts beyond the requirements of A level Mathematics. It provides additional challenge, broadens the study of mathematics and will develop a deeper understanding of mathematical reasoning and of the power of mathematics as an analytical tool. It is the natural culmination of mathematics achievement for those students who have shown a strong aptitude for mathematics. AS Further Mathematics is an additional three modules of mathematics, including at least one extra module of Pure Mathematics beyond the Pure Mathematics core of A level Mathematics. A level Further Mathematics is an additional six modules of mathematics, including at least two extra modules of Pure Mathematics beyond the Pure Mathematics core of A level Mathematics. A2 Units: Students must take at least two additional Pure Mathematics modules (FP1 and FP2 or FP3) and four other modules. Twelve modules are studied in total.

Entry requirements

Relevant AS qualification

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.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sandown Bay Academy directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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