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Further Mathematics AS Level at Torquay Boys Grammar School

Course description

The AS-level Further Mathematics is designed for students who have opted to study a single A-level in Mathematics and wish to extend their understanding of the subject further, without having to dedicate a second A-level option to the subject. This course is an excellent option for students who wish to study a university course which includes a large mathematical content.

Course content

AS-level Further Mathematics consists of a Further Pure Mathematics module and a Decision Mathematics modules.

Further Pure Mathematics extends and develops skills within the Core Mathematics modules and introduces students to complex numbers, matrix algebra and proof by mathematical induction.

Decision Mathematics consists of sorting algorithms, linear programming, graph theory and critical path analysis.

Entry requirements

GCSE Mathematics level 8

Assessment

AS-level Further Mathematics is delivered through 3 hours of Mathematics lessons per fortnight. Individual teachers will use a variety of teaching techniques involving the use of ICT where appropriate, experiments, group work and whole class teaching.

Assessment of all the units studied is by examination only. Unit examinations take place in the Summer term of Year 13.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Torquay Boys Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 25 April 2017

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