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Mathematics (A Level) at Broadway Academy

Course description

A level Maths is based on 6 units of equal weighting.

Each unit is separately certified. The exam board is AQA.

Course content

In year 12 students study 3 units: purer core1, pure core 2 and Statistics 1.

In year 13 students study 3 units: pure core 3, pure core 4 and Statistics 2.

In the pure maths element of the course students study Algebra , Co-ordinate Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus, Functions, Exponentials and Logarithms, Sequences and Series, Vectors and Numerical Methods.

In Statistics students study the Binomial Distribution, the Normal Distribution, Probability, Correlation and Regression, Poisson Distribution, Hypothesis testing, Chi-Square and Contingency Table Tests

Assessment

All units of equal weighting.  The AS level examinations are held at the end of year 12.

 

The A level examinations are held at the end of year 13.

Future opportunities

A level Maths provides a foundation for further studies in a variety of subjects such as BSc courses in Mathematics, Engineering, Accountancy, Finance, Geography and Medicine.

Further information

AQA website.

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: 15 October 2014
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    • Broadway Academy is situated in Perry Barr in the north of Birmingham.

      We are very proud of our £21million new building which boasts state of the art facilities and a learning environment that is second to none.

      The Sixth Form is an important part of the whole school and students have permanent access to teaching staff and and resources to support their learning. The Sixth Formers are role models to the younger students and help support them by mentoring and running extra-curricular clubs.

      There are excellent public transport links for students coming from across the city.