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Further Mathematics A Level at St Edward's Roman Catholic/Church of England School

Course description

Have you ever wondered what is happening when your calculator displays "Maths Error"?  Or what would happen if you could square root a negative number?  Further maths is where you find out.  The course studies mathematics at a deeper level where the connections between apparently disparate topics emerge such as complex numbers and trigonometry.  Many people don't see maths as creative or elegant but how can a subject which can create the identity below through 20,000 years of collective mathematical study and advancement not be?

Course content

The course includes such topics as differential equations, hyperbolic functions, complex numbers and many more interesting and seemingly magical topics.

Entry requirements

Level 7 in GCSE Mathematics

Future opportunities

An AS or A level in Further Mathematics demonstrates a highly logical mind and is consequently seen as a valuable asset by universities and employers in many fields.  Courses and careers that either requires Further Maths or are strongly related include Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Medicine, Engineering, Architecture, Accountancy, Physics, Computing and many others.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Edward's Roman Catholic/Church of England School directly.

Last updated date: 17 August 2017

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