Mathematics with Statistics A level at Luton Sixth Form College
The skills and techniques which are developed in Mathematics play a significant part in many other disciplines. Mathematics, as well as being an important subject in its own right, is vital as a support for many subjects, both at AS/A level and in Higher Education. A qualification in Mathematics is therefore a valid and desirable goal for many students, whatever their long-term aims may be.
AS level Module Title and Content
Core Mathematics 1 (C1) Indices, surds, quadratic expressions, coordinate geometry of straight line and circle, differentiation. This module is non-calculator.
Core Mathematics 2 (C2) Trigonometry, sequences, series, binomial theorem, algebra, integration.
Statistics 1 (S1) Analysis of data, probability, bivariate data.
A2 level Module Title and Content
Core Mathematics 3 (C3) Functions, trigonometry, differentiation, integration, numerical methods.
Core Mathematics 4 (C4) Algebra, binomial series, differentiation, integration, differential equations, vectors.
Statistics 2 (S2) Normal distribution, sampling, hypothesis tests.
To start any A-levels you need to meet the general college entry requirements, including grade C in English.
In addition you should have a minimum of grade A in GCSE Mathematics. If you are likely to obtain GCSE grade B you are likely to be more successful on AS Statistics. If you wish to study A-level Maths with grade B GCSE you will need to attend an additional class for 1 ½ hours each week and take an additional examination to support your Maths.
Exam Board - OCR
Modules are assessed by examination.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Luton Sixth Form College directly.