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Further Mathematics Edexcel AS & A Level at Ifield Community College

Course description

Year 1:

  • FP1 Further Mathematics 1
  • + 2 applied modules
  • (calculator exam in May and June)

Year 2:

  • FP2 Further Mathematics 2
  • + 2 applied modules
  •  (calculator exam in May and June)

The applied modules can be selected to best suit the skills and interests of the student.

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Students study Further Mathematics alongside either AS or A2 Mathematics and Physics.

Entry requirements

To study a Level 3 subject the prospective student must have at least 5 GCSE A*-C grades including a C in English Language and Mathematics. There are some subject specific entry requirements, they are as follows: 

  • B grade in GCSE Mathematics.

Future opportunities

Although not essential, Further Mathematics is desirable if applying for degrees such as Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Engineering, Physics and Economics. Further  employers and universities as an advanced and challenging course.

Further information

This course requires a more independent approach than the Mathematics course. Students will be expected to prepare before classes using detailed programme of study, as directed by their teacher. Access to the internet would be useful as students will be required to access some information online.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 October 2016

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