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Mathematics (A Level) EDEXCEL at The Robert Napier School

Course description

Maths is a highly sought after transferable skill – it demonstrates the ability to think logically, solve problems and think analytically. The course aims to extend students’ knowledge of A/A* GCSE topics in all areas of Maths.

The GCE A’ Level Maths course consists of 6 modules: Core 1, Core 2, Core 3, Core 4, Mechanics 1, Statistics 1 or Decision 1. All 6 modules need to be studied over 2 years.

Course content

AS

Module 1 Core 1 (Algebra, Quadratics, Graphs, Sequences, Calculus)

Module 2 Core 2 (Algebra, Trig, Graphs, Series, Binomial, Calculus)

Module 3 Statistics 1, Mechanics 1 or Decision 1

A2

Module 4 Core 3 (Algebraic fractions, functions, trig, differentiation)

Module 5 Core 4 (Partial fractions, Graphs, Binomial, Vectors, Calculus)

Module 6 Statistics 1, Mechanics 1 or Decision 1

Entry requirements

B grade GCSE Mathematics

Assessment

By exam only, each exam is 75 marks.

3 exams at the end of AS, 3 exams at the end of A2. Each exam is 1 hour 30 minutes and all 6 modules count equally.

Future opportunities

Further Maths, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Engineering, Physics or any other science related field at University.

Further information

Contact Mrs Doreen Moretsele.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Robert Napier School directly.

Last updated date: 04 November 2015
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