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Further Mathematics A Level at The Downs School

Course description

Further Mathematics can only be studied alongside A Level Mathematics. If students wish to take a degree course in Mathematics, most universities desire Further Mathematics at A Level. Students can take it to AS Level only or up to A2.

Please note that one option must be Maths with Further Maths to take up this course.

Course content

Mathematics is a modular course, 3 modules for AS Level and 3 more for A Level. There is no coursework. Each module is assessed by a 1½ hour examination.

AS Level : Further Pure 1, and two applied modules in Mechanics (M1 and M2) A Level : Further Pure 2 and applied modules, Statistics 2 and Mechanics (M3)

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU WISH TO TAKE THIS OPTION, YOU MUST CHOOSE MATHS PLUS FURTHER MATHS.

Entry requirements

Students must have an A* GRADE at GCSE.

Assessment

Exams

Future opportunities

Further Mathematics is desirable for most university degrees in Mathematics. It is also useful for those wishing to study Physics, Theoretical Physics and other mathematics related fields.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Downs School directly.

Last updated date: 26 June 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years

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