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Mathematics AS Level (EDEXCEL) at Ryburn Valley High School

Course description

To provide a mathematical education which equips you to the very best of your ability in order to move into HE or employment. We will develop your powers of reasoning and logical thought, cultivate your ability to manipulate algebraic expressions and help you apply this knowledge in the three main areas - pure mathematics, mechanics and statistics. You will develop your problem solving skills and encourage your understanding and enjoyment of mathematical principles. A-level mathematics is an excellent qualification recognised by employers and Higher Education institutions with prestige. It is particularly advantageous for anyone considering a degree course in Mathematics, Computing, Theoretical Science or Engineering. The variety of mathematics met on the course leaves your options open for future career intentions which could be as diverse as: Accountant, Business Management, Customs and Excise, Dentist, Economist, Forensic Scientist, Geologist, Historian, Insurance Broker, Journalist, Kinetic Engineer, Lawyer, Meteorologist, Navy Officer, Optometrist, Police Force, Quality Surveyor, Radiologist, Teacher, Urban Planner, Vet and much more!! A minimum grade B in GCSE is needed.

Future opportunities

You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Mathematics, which could lead onto higher education in areas of Mathematics, related areas such as Engineering, Economics, Physics or more general higher education courses.With further training, you could go into a job related to Mathematics such as an Accountant, Engineer, Financial Adviser or Teacher.You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ryburn Valley High School directly.

Last updated date: 29 September 2014
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