# Mathematics (Further) AS & A Level at John Leggott Sixth Form College

## Course description

You will further your study of AS/A Level Maths and cover a wide range of pure mathematics, mechanics, statistics and decision mathematics.

## Course content

**Unit MPC1: Pure Mathematics**

- Indices and Surds
- Polynomials
- Co-ordinate Geometry and Graphs
- Differentiation and Integration

**Unit MPC2: Pure Mathematics**

- Trigonometry
- Sequences and Series
- Algebra
- Differentiation and Integration

**Unit MD01: Decision Mathematics**

- Algorithms
- Graph Theory
- Networks
- Linear Programming

**Unit MM1B: Mechanics**

- Force as a vector
- Equilibrium of a particle
- Kinematics (motion in straight line)
- Newtonâ€™s laws of motion
- Linear Momentum

**Unit MS1B: Probability and Statistics**

- Representation of data
- Probability
- The Normal Distribution
- Bivariate data

**Unit MPC3: Pure Mathematics**

- Algebra and functions
- Trigonometry
- Differentiation and Integration
- Numerical Methods

**Unit MPC4: Pure Mathematics**

- Algebra and Graphs
- Differentiation and Integration
- Differential Equations
- Vectors

## Entry requirements

GCSE Maths at grade A or A*. GCSE average 6.0 or above.

## Assessment

100% exams

## Future opportunities

Mathematics is highly valued in careers including retail, banking, accountancy and will provide a significant advantage for those hoping to follow engineering and other science-based careers.

## Further information

There is the opportunity to take part in a national mathematics competition as well as attending the popular Scary Maths classes that take place at lunchtime. We also have an active Maths Society that meets once a week.

## How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact John Leggott Sixth Form College directly.