Mathematics AS/A2 Level at Nottingham Academy
Mathematics encourages you to be open-minded and
adaptable; to look for more than one method of approach to a
problem; to make judgements on methods and techniques
available in terms of appropriateness and accuracy; to interpret,
evaluate and implement solutions and results.
The mathematics course consists of six modules, four of which
must be pure mathematics. The other two may be mechanics,
statistics or decision mathematics. Unless there is a clear
consensus in the class for one area in particular we generally
study Decision and one statistics module.
Units covered at AS
– Units covered in year 1: Core 1, Core 2 and Decision 1.
Units covered at A2
– Core 3, Core 4 and either Statistics 1 or Mechanics 1.
5+ A*-C grades at GCSE including C grade or above in English and B
grade or above in mathematics.
– Assessments will take place throughout the course.
– AS Course: MD01, PC01, PCO2 Examination June.
– A2 Course: MS01, PC03, PC04 Examination June.
Students who take mathematics at this level often find that
they are at an advantage over those who have not, when
studying sciences and other mathematical related degrees at
The more ground breaking areas of many these
courses such as GIS in geography, econometrics in
economics and banking require the student to be competent
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nottingham Academy directly.