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Further Mathematics AS Level at Stanground Academy

Course description

If you are already studying A level mathematics, have a real love of the subject and wish to have the opportunity to explore as many different areas of mathematics as possible then this course is for you

Course content

In the compulsory further pure content you will meet new concepts such as complex numbers, differential equations, matrix algebra and a variety of coordinate systems which all have important practical applications across a wide range of disciplines. In addition you will study formally the concept of proof which underpins all mathematics. Alongside the further pure content you will study statistics and mechanics.

Entry requirements

5 + A* to B grades at GCSE including grade 5 or above in English language and grade 7 or above in GCSE mathematics.  A scientific calculator will be required for this course.


You will be assessed via two external examinations at the end of year 13.

Future opportunities

Higher Education: Many universities put great store in students who have taken further maths particularly if you are intending to study mathematics or a course with high mathematics content. It provides a good basis for careers in engineering, construction, banking, accountancy, computing and business, amongst others.

Further information

Further mathematics provides excellent support for chemistry, biology and physics. It also supports business, computer studies, sociology and psychology.s physics, mathematics, 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stanground Academy directly.

Last updated date: 16 December 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years