Further Mathematics A Level at Harton Technology College
Further Mathematics is a second mathematics qualification. The course is ideal for students wishing to pursue Mathematics or a course containing a substantial mathematical content such as Engineering or Physics, at degree level.
It is a demanding course, requiring students to have good mathematical skills, indicated initially by having achieved a grade 8 or 9 at GCSE, followed by successful achievement at A-level Mathematics. Students must be prepared to undertake some independent learning with teacher support
If you have enjoyed higher tier GCSE Mathematics and have an interest in Problem solving and working with numbers this could be the A level for you. It is an excellent subject to support Higher Education application choices, particularly in Mathematics, Engineering and Physics.
Students will extend on the following topics from A-level mathematics:
- Pure Mathematics – Algebra, Trigonometry, Geometry and Calculus.
- Statistics – Data Handling, Probability Theory and Hypothesis Testing.
- Mechanics – the Mathematics for Physics.
Grade A or above at Higher Level Mathematics GCSE.
A-level mathematics and further mathematics will lead to studying at degree level particularly in mathematics, science, engineering and computing. It is can also lead to work as an accountant or statistician.
Which other subjects compliment this subject?
- Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computing, Business Studies, Psychology.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Harton Technology College directly.