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Further Mathematics AS/A2 at Islington Sixth Form Consortium (IC6)

Course description

This course will allow you to delve into mathematics at a far greater depth and explore all the complex facets of the subject.

Areas that are covered include the series unit, comprising complex numbers, numerical solution of equations, coordinate systems, matrix algebra and proof. You will also examine inequalities of series, first order differential equations; second order differential equations; further complex numbers, Maclaurin and Taylor series. Finally, the further matrix algebra unit explores vectors, hyperbolic functions; differentiation, integration, further coordinate systems.

Entry requirements

Students will need a minimum of a 6 A*-B Grades in their GCSEs including at least a Grade A in Mathematics.


100% examination.

Future opportunities

This qualification can lead to further study at university in fields such as science, pure mathematics and areas within business, i.e. accounting.

The skills learnt in Further Mathematics are also very transferable to a host of related areas of study and employment.

Further information

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Islington Sixth Form Consortium (IC6) directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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    • Islington Consortium Office
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    • 020 7017 3040
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