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Mathematics AS/A Level 3 at The John Wallis Church of England Academy

Course description

AS: Students will study two pure mathematics core units (C1 and C2) covering topics including algebra, trigonometry, calculus and coordinate geometry, amongst others, and a module on statistics (S1), mechanics (M1) or decision maths (D1).
A2: Mathematics, students will study two further pure mathematics core units (C3 and C4) extending the work of the earlier units, plus an additional unit.
Statistics is a useful unit for all students; mechanics is particularly useful for students studying science; and decision mathematics is particularly suitable for students studying ICT or business.

Core Mathematics 1:C1
Core Mathematics 2:C2
Statistics 1:S1 or Mechanics 1:M1 or Decision 1: D1
Core Mathematics 3:C3
Core Mathematics 4:C4
A second module from Mechanics 1:M1 or Statistics 1:S1
Decision 1: D1
All units are equally weighted.


Entry requirements

B grade GCSE Maths

Future opportunities

Commerce, business, accountancy, banking, government and public services, science based careers, marketing and management.You could take this course with other advanced level courses to prepare for higher education in areas of Mathematics, related areas such as Engineering, Economics, Physics or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Mathematics such as an Accountant, Engineer, Financial Adviser or Teacher. The course also helps you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the economic and financial sectors.

Further information

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How to apply

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Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years