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Further Mathematics at UTC Leeds

Course description

A-level Further Mathematics is designed to broaden and deepen the mathematical knowledge and skills developed when studying A-level Mathematics. It may be studied alongside or after taking A‑level Mathematics and provides a stimulating experience for those who enjoy the subject.

 

Course content

A-level Further Mathematics is designed to broaden and deepen the mathematical knowledge and skills developed when studying A-level Mathematics. It may be studied alongside or after taking A‑level Mathematics and provides a stimulating experience for those who enjoy the subject.

A-level Further Mathematics is made up of six units. Many combinations of units are allowed for AS and A-level Further Mathematics. There are four Further Pure units available and any of the applied units listed for A‑level Mathematics may be used towards A-level Further Mathematics. There are additional Statistics and Mechanics units available only for Further Mathematics.

Entry requirements

Students wishing to study Further Mathematics will also be required to study A Level Mathematics. You will need to have gained a GCSE grade B or above to study Further Mathematics and we will discuss this option with you to make sure that you are suited to this course.

Assessment

All units are of equal weighting and are assessed by an exam of 1 hour 30 minutes available in the June series. Statistics 1 has optional coursework worth 25% of the unit with an accompanying exam of 1 hour 15 minutes.

Financial information

There are no costs involved in studying this course.

Future opportunities

All courses at UTC Leeds will allow progression to University, Apprenticeship or the world of work. You will be prepared academically and will have the skills needed for employment.

 

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: 21 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Web url: www.utcleeds.com
  • Number of planned places: 40

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