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Mathematics A level at Hills Road Sixth Form College

Course description

Students enjoy its challenge, its clarity, and the fact that you know when you are right.

Why choose Mathematics?

The Maths A level course gives students the essential tools required to study and understand abstract ideas in a wide range of contexts. Students enjoy its challenge, its clarity, and the fact that you know when you are right. The solution of a problem has an excitement and a satisfaction. Alongside the pure mathematics you will also study Mechanics, building on Newtonian ideas of motion and forces and Statistics which allows us to make sense of the world around us through data analysis.


- Maths is a facilitating subject for Maths and Science based degree courses.
- Entirely assessed through examinations at the end of the two years (no coursework).
- Maths is good training for the mind, helping to develop logical thinking and problem-solving skills - the kind of analytical processes that have helped solve problems of all kinds for thousands of years.
- A focus on the abstract, linking algebra with geometry, including elements of problem solving and analysis of a large data set.

"I enjoy Maths as it is individually very challenging and you get a good sense of achievement when mastering a topic." Matt Butler-Finbow


Entry requirements

What you need to study A level Mathematics: GCSE grade 7 or A in Mathematics

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your local Cambridgeshire Young Peoples' Service or school/college careers staff.

For further information, please consult the College prospectus on the

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 10th January 2018.

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: 28 September 2017
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