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Mathematics (Evening) A Level at Croydon College

Course description

Mathematics is the abstract science of number, quantity, and space. Mathematical knowledge provides an important key to understanding the world in which we live.

The study of mathematics will offer important transferable skills which can be applied to many real world situations. As part of this course, you will study a range of mathematical areas and disciplines, including pure mathematics, statistics and mechanics.

To succeed, you will need analytical skills, the ability to think clearly and precisely, and a keen interest in numerical problem solving.

Course content

This course is offered part time comprising of one evening per week so you can study alongside other work/education or family commitments.

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A key distinguishing feature of the college is our links with employers and the ways in which we incorporate this into your learning with employers attending our popular employability events. You will also have the opportunity to engage in a number of employer led activities to enhance you career opportunities, such as mock interviews and you will be encouraged to gain valuable employment experience.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 A*-C GCSEs in one sitting including English Language and maths minimum Grade B. You will also be required to pass a maths entry assessment during enrolment.




This course lasts two years: in the first year you will complete a stand-alone AS Level qualification and in the second year you will complete a fast track full A Level qualification.

Throughout your two years of study you will be informally assessed in a variety of ways, such as essays, mock exams, debates, and presentations in order to check your progress.

Your final A Level grade will be formally assessed by three external exams at the end of your second year.

Future opportunities

Studying A Levels will allow you to prepare for the next stage of your career to enable you to progress with confidence to either further study or employment with training.

Mathematics is an essential and desirable qualification for many degree courses, including physical sciences, social sciences, engineering, business, economics, and accounting. Our former students have gone to well respected universities including UCL, King’s College London, Queen Mary, and Sussex.

Those with mathematics qualifications often progress on to careers in engineering, accountancy, finance, economics, and various scientific specialisms.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 07 March 2016
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