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Further Mathematics at Seaton Burn College

Course description

YEAR 1:

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.

YEAR 2:

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

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