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Further Mathematics A level at Leyton Sixth Form College

Course description

This subject enters the world of Einstein, building up a substantial knowledge of Pure and Applied Mathematics. An enthusiasm for Mathematics is essential for this demanding course.

We would recommend that you take this option if you are very keen on following Mathematics related subjects at University.

Course content

AS level Further Maths

AS Further maths can be taken in either the first year or the second year of study.

You will take: Further Pure Maths 1, Mechanics 1 and Decision Maths 1.

  • Further Pure Maths 1: includes series, complex numbers, numerical solutions, matrix algebra and proof.
  • Mechanics 1: includes kinematics, vectors, dynamics, statics of a particle and moments.
  • Decision maths 1: includes algorithms, critical path analysis, linear programming and matching.


A2 level Further Maths

A2 Further maths is only available to those students who have studied AS Further Maths in the first year.

You will take:

  • Further Pure Maths 2
  • Further Pure Maths 3
  • Mechanics 2

Entry requirements

G Score of 36.

A/7 – Maths

Assessment

Exam Board - Edexcel

Future opportunities

You may progress to higher education to study Maths, Economics, Business, Accountancy, Computing, Engineering and many more subjects. There are also many careers where Maths is useful, e.g. accountancy, actuarial work, engineering, etc. If you are considering applying for a Maths related course at a competitive University you are strongly advised to do Further Maths at least to AS Level.

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What are the enrichment opportunities as part of this subject?

A ‘Read a Maths book and write a review’ competition with a Samsung tablet as the first prize! A monthly Maths challenge contest. A weekly chess club. Attending Maths in Action lectures. A chance to join a team of Maths students and enter the National Senior Maths Challenge. Weekly STEP classes. Attendance at Maths open days at universities. QMUL Revision classes. FMSP Revision classes.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Leyton Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 09 January 2017
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