Further Mathematics A Level Linear at City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College
What is an imaginary number? How can 2+2=10? In Further Mathematics you will study to gain two A Level qualifications, covering the core mathematics modules and additional topics such as complex numbers and matrices. Further Mathematics qualifications are highly regarded and are strongly welcomed by universities.
Topics you will study:
• Complex Numbers
• Numerical Methods
• Conic Sections
• Sorting Algorithms
• Algorithms for Networks
• Critical Path Analysis
• Linear Programming
• Newton’s Laws of Motion
Four GCSEs grade A-C, preferably including Maths and English. This is a guideline rather than a requirement and the college will create a programme most suitable for you as an individual.
Awarding Body: Edexcel
Assessment: Exam 100%
Results 2016: 100%
This course is free to students aged 16-19 years old
This course is ideal for any student who intends to study Mathematics or an area related to Mathematics at university.
The logic and problem-solving skills obtained by studying Further Mathematics are highly valued by employers and Higher Education institutions. You could follow a course in Mathematics at degree level. Students frequently take subjects, which are strongly related to Mathematics such as Physics, Computing, Astronomy, Medicine, Veterinary Science, Psychology, Economics, Philosophy and many others.
To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Careers Personal Adviser in school or speak to your teachers. Attend a college Open Evening and chat to our teaching staff, college careers staff and Liaison Team
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College directly.