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Mathematics AS/A2 at Honiton Community College

Course description

Students study two modules of Core Mathematics at AS Level and a further two Core units for A2. Also, one Applications unit must be completed for AS and another for A2 Award. Core Mathematics is an extension to the higher level Mathematics studied at GCSE, together with new ideas such as calculus. The Applications unit studied in Year 12 is generally Decision Mathematics. This involves solving problems using networks and algorithms (methods) of the sort encountered in industry and business. The Applications unit studied in Year 13 is usually Mechanics, although there is some flexibility

Entry requirements

5 GCSE passes (grade C, or above) Realistically, you need to be at least s strong grade B candidate at GCSE to consider starting the Mathematics AS course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Honiton Community College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years