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AS/A2 Level: Maths (Further Mathematics) at De Lisle College

Course description

Who is it for?

Students who have gained at least a Grade A at GCSE Mathematics and wish to extend their study. Many of our students will go on to study a subject at University with a high Mathematical content.

All students who apply to do Further Mathematics MUST also sign up for GCE Mathematics.

Course content

6 modules - 2 compulsory Pure FP1 and FP2 + 4 Applied Modules - choice available.

What will I learn?

6.1 Introduction to Advanced Mathematics,

FP1 (4755) AS 73 6.6 Further Methods for Advanced Mathematics,

FP2 (4756) A2 80 6.7 Further Applications of Advanced Mathematics,

FP3 (4757) A2 92 6.8

Differential Equations, DE (4758) A2 104 6.9

Mechanics 1, M1 (4761) AS 115 6.10

Mechanics 2, M2 (4762) A2 123 6.11

Mechanics 3, M3 (4763) A2 129 6.12

Mechanics 4, M4 (4764) A2 137 6.13

Statistics 1, S1 (4766) AS 143 6.14

Statistics 2, S2 (4767) A2 153 6.15

Statistics 3, S3 (4768) A2 159 6.16

Statistics 4, S4 (4769) A2 165 6.17

Decision Mathematics 1, D1 (477)

How will I learn?

Students will be presented with a variety of Leaning experiences. There will be ICT-Based learning as well as opportunities for paired and Group work. Lecture style learning also takes place.

Entry requirements

Students who have gained at least a Grade A at GCSE Mathematics and students MUST also sign up to do GCE Mathematics A level.


What examinations are there?

Each module has its own 1.5 hour examination which can be resat if required.

Future opportunities

Excellent Prospects

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 is highly suitable for all students with the relevant qualifications as described above. Particularly those students wishing to study Engineering, Business, Accountancy, Science and any Science-related qualifications at Degree level or beyond. 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.

All of our previous students have gone onto Higher Education studying Mathematics, Sciences, Medicine, Business, Accountancy or similar subjects.

Further information

Please do not hesitate to contact the Maths Department at De Lisle for further information.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact De Lisle College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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