Mathematical Studies (Core Maths) BTEC Level 3 at The Oxford Academy
The Level 3 Mathematical Studies course has been designed to maintain and develop real-life maths skills. You will study maths that can be applied on an everyday basis in work, study or life.
This is a great course to complement others as more courses will include a maths element. Mathematical studies will help with A Level courses in Science, Geography, Business Studies and Psychology.
The key concepts covered in this course are:
- Statistical analysis
- Representing data
- Financial application of mathematics
- Use of shape
This is a one year course, aimed at students who attained GCSE Maths grade C or higher and would like to continue to study the subject.
Most students who study Maths after GCSE improve their career choices and increase their earning potential. The course is assessed through two papers, a core paper and an optional unit.
There is a potential for further study on AS Mathematics and mathematical studies will support many other courses such as accountancy and finance, engineering or computing. Apprenticeships are also widely available in these fields. Another course that might interest you is Level 3 Engineering.
A*-C GCSE including English level 4 and Maths level 5
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Oxford Academy directly.