Mathematics -AS/A2 at Palmer's College
This course is aimed at students who wish to develop their knowledge of mathematics. It covers mathematical and statistical techniques used in A-level subjects such as Biology, Business Studies, Economics, Geography and Psychology. If you enjoy maths, this course would provide useful support for these subjects as well as being a qualification in its own right.
The first year course is divided into three modules:
• Data analysis
• Decision maths
In the second year you would study Calculus and Mathematical comprehension; you would also complete a piece of coursework in
Minimum of four Cs and two Bs at GCSE which must include a grade A* or A in GCSE Maths. Students with a grade B will be considered in exceptional circumstances.
You will need a Graphic Display Calculator - the Casio fx-9750G-11 would be ideal.
Use of Mathematics is intended to support students who need Maths or Statistics in their degree course. These skills are embedded in a large number of degree courses such as Business, Geography, Economics, Law, Management and Psychology.
All mathematics qualifications at this level are much sought after and highly valued by employers and universities.
More information is available from the College website.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Palmer's College directly.