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A2 Mathematics at The Beacon School

Course description

If you have an aptitude for mathematics, the A level course will provide you with a greater depth of knowledge and understanding. It builds on work that you will have met at GCSE, but also involves new ideas that some of the greatest minds of the millennium have produced. 3 AS units and 3 A2 units. You wil study modules of work in pure mathematics, mechanics and statistics. You will also have the opportunity to opt for 3 stand alone modules in decision mathematics, further pure mathematics and advanced mechanics.

Future opportunities

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

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year