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Further Maths AS/A Level (Edexcel) at Benton Park School

Course description

A-level Further Mathematics is designed to broaden and deepen the mathematical knowledge and skills developed when studying A-level Mathematics. It may be studied alongside or after taking A-level Mathematics and provides a stimulating experience for those who enjoy the subject.

Course content

Year 12

Further Pure 1

Series, Complex Numbers, Numerical Solutions of Equations, Coordinate Systems, Matrices, Proof

Decision

Algorithms, The Route Inspection Problem, Critical Path Analysis ,Linear Programming, Matchings

Statistics 2

Binomial Distribution, Poisson Distribution, Continous Random Variables, continous Distributions, Sampling, Hypothesis Testing

Year 13

Further Pure 2

Inequalities, Series, Differential Equations, Further comlex numbers, Maclaurin and Taylor Series.

Mechanics 2

Kinematics, Centres of Mass, Work and Energy, Collisions, Statics

Mechanics 3

Further Kinematics, Elastic Springs and Strings, Further Dynamics, Motion in a Circle, Statics

Entry requirements

Students will be expected to achieve a Grade A in GCSE Maths to enrol on this course.

Assessment

All modules are 100% exam which is 1 hr 30 mins and marked out of 75 – each carries equal weighting to the final mark

Future opportunities

Studying further maths will enable students to progress on to a variety of higher education programmes, apprenticeships or into full-time employment. The university or employment areas include, but are not limited to: Maths Statistics Engineering Physics Economics Insurance Accountancy Computer Science or Computer Games Design

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 11 December 2015
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