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Mathematics GCSE at The City of Liverpool College

Course description

This is a one year course covering the two year GCSE maths syllabus. It offers a comprehensive introduction to Maths as well as providing the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised qualification. You will study 3 modules, each of which has a written exam at the end of the course.

  • Statistics and Probability - a calculator exam in May (30%)
  • Number, Algebra and Geometry 1 - a non-calculator exam in June (30%)
  • Number, Algebra and Geometry 2 - a calculator exam in June (40%)

If you are 16-18, this GCSE will be one of five you will choose to make up a full time programme of study. You will study for a total of 15 hours per week plus a one hour tutorial per week. You will be required to study Maths and English Language as two of your five GCSEs unless you already have these qualifications at grade C or above. Please note that you may be able to re-sit your Maths and /or English Language as one of your five, if you require higher than a grade C for your progression onto A Level and you are considered to be a suitable candidate.

Entry requirements

You will need to have 2 Grade C's or a level 1 equivalent qualification in a relevant subject, achieved within the last 5 years. All students aged 16-18 without GCSE English and maths at C or above will work towards these qualifications while on their course.

Future opportunities

The course can lead to further study eg. A levels, National Diplomas, Access for mature students, Training and employment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The City of Liverpool College directly.

Last updated date: 27 September 2016

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    • The College's facility on Clarence Street nestles amongst the City's two famous university campuses - Liverpool John Moores and the University of Liverpool - placing the College at the heart of student life. The College's City6 provision is sited on this campus offering 16-18 year olds the widest choice of A-levels in the City.

      Students have easy access to transport hubs, learning resources and local attractions supporting their development as independent learners.

      City6 prepares students for higher education at the College or university or for routes into employment. Courses for 16-18s in Health and Care and Access to HE courses are also located at this centre.

      All students have access to well-resourced facilities including modern teaching rooms and laboratories kitted out with modern, industry-standard equipment.