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A Level Core Mathematics at Seaford Head School and 6th form centre

Course description

The course has been developed under the supervision of employers and universities in order to contain the mathematics that they consider most relevant.

This course is ideal for anyone who is either taking an A-Level or considering a career in areas which use mathematics, such as Economics, Business Studies, Computer Science, Biology or Psychology.

Although it is a new qualification,  universities and employers have already commented favourably on the idea of continued mathematics study, and therefore an additional AS qualification will look very good on any job/university applications.


Course content

Core Mathematics is an AS Level qualification taken over two years which is designed to be at a difficulty level between GCSE and A-Level mathematics.

The qualification is designed to cover mathematics which is relevant to the real world, such as statistics and percentages among other topics, applying  them to a variety of real world subjects including personal finance, business, social media, fashion and  viral diseases.

The course is taught over two years with three lessons a week.

Entry requirements

5 or higher in Mathematics


An examination at the end of Year 13.

Financial information

No enrolment fee.

Resource fees may apply.

Future opportunities

Particularly useful for students who plan to go on for further study of subjects with some Mathematical content, such as Economics, Geography, Biology or Psychology.

More generally the course provides a sound basis for the mathematical demands that students will face at university and within employment across a broad range of academic, professional and technical fields.


How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 05 October 2016
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