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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)
  • Newton’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.

Last updated date: 22 September 2016

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