Further Mathematics A Level at Bristol Free School
Further Mathematics is taken in addition to A level Mathematics. It enables enthusiastic mathematicians to broaden and deepen their subject knowledge through studying additional more challenging topics in pure maths as well as a wider range of topics in applied maths.
Further Mathematics is suitable for students who are considering studying for a Mathematics, Engineering, Physics or similar degree. It is also for those students who love Mathematics and want to devote more time to the studying wider aspects of the subject.
You will study a wider range of topics in Pure Maths, plus additional optional topics selected from Mechanics, Statistics and Decision Maths. Assessment is entirely through four examinations at the end of the two year course, each of 90 minutes duration.
Must include a grade 7 or above in Mathematics.
Mathematics underpins most of science, technology and engineering and is also important in areas as diverse as business, law, nutrition, sports science and psychology. There are many opportunities to use mathematics to make a difference in society, for example through the analysis involved in medical research, developing new technology, modelling epidemics or in the study of patterns of criminal activity to identify trends.
Examples include: finance and banking, operational research, computer game design, engineering, health, education, teaching, accounting, aerospace and defence, environmental industry, pharmaceutical industry, healthcare, food and drink industry, bio science, medicine
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bristol Free School directly.