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Further Mathematics A Level at Launceston College

Course description

Unit titles
The 2017 A-Level qualification is linear. Linear means that students will sit all their exams at the end of the course. Exams will consist of a variety of questions across the subjects below (3 exams of 2 hours equally weighted).

Course content

Unit descriptions
All students must study this content:
Mathematical argument, language and proof
Mathematical problem solving
Mathematical modelling

Students must study two of these options:
Mechanics
Statistics
Discrete

Entry requirements

To study A Level Further Maths you must have achieved at least a grade 8 at GCSE and a good understanding of the algebra topics. You must also take A-Level Maths.

Future opportunities

Possible progression routes – A-level Further Mathematics is a good choice for students considering higher education in any Science or Maths-based course, ranging from: computer science, biochemical sciences, natural sciences, engineering, medical sciences and psychology to statistics, economics, accountancy, management and actuarial science.

Further information

Equipment required You are however, strongly advised to purchase a graphics calculator (£60-£85estimate) and a revision guide. The course also requires students to purchase 2 text books at approximately £15 each These can be purchased through the school to keep costs down and you may be able to use a bursary.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 November 2017

Key information

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

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