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Maths A-level at South Essex College

Course description

This course will give you the knowledge and skills required to go on to higher education and pursue a career in this field.

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Entry requirements

Year one:

  • core 1: algebra, coordinate geometry, polynomials, mathematical notation and proof
  • core 2: sequences and series, trigonometry, introductory calculus, logarithms
  • statistics: classification and presentation of data, probability, hypothesis testing

Year two:

  • core 3: proof, exponentials and natural logarithms, functions, calculus techniques, numerical methods
  • core 4: further algebra, further trigonometry, parametric equations, further calculus, vector geometry, comprehension
  • mechanics: vectors, kinematics, forces, projectiles


  • maths at grade six/grade B or above
  • English language at grade four/grade C or above
  • three additional GCSEs at grade C or above

Financial information

  • exams are held at the end of modules in January and June of both the first and second years
  • assessed coursework is also taken in the second year

Future opportunities

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Further information

  • higher education at university or college to study mathematics
  • progress to the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualications at the College

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Essex College directly.

Last updated date: 25 January 2017
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