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Mathematics with Statistics A Level at Oaklands College

Course description

Pure Mathematics: In this area you will extend your knowledge of such topics as algebra and trigonometry as well as learning brand new ideas such as calculus. You will also be gaining knowledge and skills, which you will use in the other branches especially Statistics. Probability and Statistics: When you study probability and statistics you learn how to analyse and summarise numerical data so that you can arrive at conclusions about it.

In the first year you will be studying modules: - Core 1 - Core 2 - Statistics 1 Note: Mechanics is recommended for students studying Physics and Engineering. Statistics is recommended for most other subjects.

Course content

The core modules include algebra, simultaneous equations, indices and surds, graph drawing, differentiation and integration The Statistics module includes permutations and combinations, binomial and geometric distributions, expectation and variance of random variables, correlation and regression

Entry requirements

Six GCSE at grade A-C including English to study Mathematics at AS or A Level you should have achieved a grade A or above at Maths Higher Tier GCSE.

Do you enjoy Mathematics Do you enjoy a challenge Are you thinking of a future in engineering science, economics, computing or even psychology Answer YES to any of the above and AS or A2 Mathematics could be the subject for you. Many of the greatest Philosophers of the last generation were Mathematicians.

Assessment

Three modules must be taken. These are Pure Maths modules C3 and C4 and Probability and Statistics S2. This leads to the qualification A Level Mathematics.

Financial information

16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

Future opportunities

A level Maths is an excellent preparation for a variety of Higher Education courses in particular those involving Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Psychology, Economics, and Business studies. The analytical and logical skills acquired during the course also have a wide application in the work place.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Oaklands College directly.

Last updated date: 08 September 2016
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