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Mathematics A-Level at Pendleton Sixth Form College

Course description

We have highly qualified and enthusiastic staff who will make the subject enjoyable, relevant and rewarding for students of all levels of ability. The emphasis is on student centred learning and the course is delivered through a mixture of individual, paired and group based activities both in the classroom and online.  We have a large bank of interactive resources available through our virtual learning environment to help you feel supported through the course.

Course content

During the course you will develop your algebraic and problem solving skills and we will enhance your knowledge of mahs within business, analysis and engineering though statistics and mechanics. 

Topics could include:

  • Algebra and calculus
  • Geometry and trigonometry
  • Sequences and series
  • Functions and transformations
  • Linear and quadratic equations
  • Logarithms and exponentials

Entry requirements

You would be expected to have 3 GCSE grades B/5s and 3 GCSE grades C/4s. including a B/6 in Mathematics

Assessment

All units are assessed by examination papers. There are no coursework assessments

Financial information

All full-time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who are an EU citizen.

Future opportunities

A-Level Mathematics is undoubtedly one of the most valued and versatile qualifications available to students. A good grade in this subject is a clear indication of your ability to work hard, think logically and solve problems. Many of our students go on to study mathematics degrees at university, but mathematics is also particularly useful for medical, accounting, law, engineering and computer science degrees.

Further information

You will have a mentor who ensures that your training fits your requirements and offers the skills needed for the job

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: 20 September 2018
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