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Further Mathematics at Seaton Burn College

Course description


In Further Pure Mathematics you will study Summation of series, Mathematical induction, Roots of polynomial equations, Complex numbers and Matrices. You will also complete 2 applied modules: one in Mechanics and one in Decision Mathematics. Mechanics involves the study of force as a vector, equilibrium of a particle, kinematics of motion in a straight line, Newton’s laws of motion and linear momentum. Decision Mathematics covers Game theory, flows in a network, matching and allocation problems, critical path analysis and dynamic programming.


You will study Further Pure 2 which will build upon the Core Maths covered at A level and the techniques from year 1. You will also study 2 applied modules from Statistics 2, Statistics 3 and Mechanics 2.

Entry requirements

At least 5 GCSE grades A* to C including an A or A* in Mathematics.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Seaton Burn College directly.

Last updated date: 20 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years