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Mathematics AS and A Level at Norton College

Course description

The course consists of 6 modules – 3 in each year with 4 modules of core mathematics and 2 applied modules. The core modules include topics such as trigonometry, calculus, algebra and functions. The applied modules include units from statistics, mechanics or decision.

Course content

For AS: The course consists of three modules Core 1, Core 2 and a choice of either Statistics, Mechanics or Decision.

For A2: The modules Core 3, Core 4 and one of the above applied units are studied.

Entry requirements

GCSE or equivalent: 5 A*-C.
English and Maths - C or above in English.
Specific - A in Maths.


Each module is assessed by a written paper one and a half hours long.

Future opportunities

Many degree courses have a mathematical content, developing the topics taught in the A Level syllabus. A qualification in Mathematics is viewed in many areas as an indicator of the ability to think logically and solve abstract problems, and as such is useful in a great variety of careers.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Norton College directly.

Last updated date: 25 August 2016
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