A Level: Mathematics at The City of Leicester College
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Over the two years, students will study a broad range of Pure Mathematics, Mechanics and Statistics. There is also an option to take a single year AS course, which covers a reduced syllabus also across Pure and Applied mathematics covering both Mechanics and Statistics. Students in their first year will cover the content of the AS course, which will give all students to option of taking the single year exams.
For all Level 3 subjects five or more GCSE’s are required at grade C including Grade 5 in English Language. All students must continue with English if they have not achieved a Grade 4.
Students require at least a grade 6 at GCSE, although a grade 5 may be considered in exceptional circumstances.
Students will need to be self motivated and show a high level of commitment to the subject.
For the A Level course, students take all exams in the summer of their final year. The distribution of the pure and applied content across these papers is very clearly detailed, but varies between exam boards.
A level Mathematics is 100% exams and all exams are 2 hours. All three papers have equal weight towards the final grade.
The AS course is similarly assessed, but across just two papers for a total examination time of 3 hours
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.
How to apply
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