Mathematical Studies AQA Level 3 at Thomas Mills High School
Core Maths is a level 3 qualification designed for students who wants to keep up their valuable mathematics skills but are not planning to take AS or A level pure mathematics. It helps to develop students’ mathematical skills and thinking and supports courses such as A-level Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, Business Studies, Economics and Computer Science as well as technical and vocational qualifications.
Paper 1: Analysis of data, Maths for personal finance and Estimation.
Paper 2A: Critical analysis of given data and models (including spreadsheets and tabular), The normal distribution, Probabilities and estimation, Correlation and regression.
Paper 2B: Critical analysis of given data and models (including spreadsheets andtabular), Critical path and risk analysis, Expectation and Cost benefit analysis.
Critical analysis of given data and models (including spreadsheets and tabular), Graphical methods, Rates of change, Exponential functions.
The qualification is assessed by final examination consisting of two papers: the compulsory paper 1 and any one of paper 2A, 2B or 2C.
At the end of the course, students will come out with a Level 3 qualification – with equivalent UCAS points to an AS level.
The Core Maths qualification is for students who have passed GCSE Mathematics at grade 4 or above but have decided not to study A Level mathematics.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Thomas Mills High School directly.
Last updated date: 03 November 2017