AS Core Maths at Brigshaw High School and Language College
Core Maths is an excellent new course for students who want to continue their study of maths to AS Leve, in order to support study of other AS and A Level subjects which require a high degree of competency in maths. Contents includes: analysis of data, maths for personal finance, estimation, critical analysis of given data and models (including spreadsheets and tabular data), critical path analysis, expectation and cost benefit analysis.
The course is designed to give examples of where mathematical skills are used in the 'real world'
- analysis of data
- maths for personal finance
- critical analysis of given data and models (incliding spreadsheets and tabular data)
- critical path analysis
- cost benefit analysis
Entrants to the course must have achieved at least 5 x 9-4 in GCSE subjects, including grade 5 in Mathematics.
Assessment is via external written examination at the end of year 12.
Success on this course will be useful in applying for jobs or an apprenticeship, or as additional UCAS points to support a university application.
Please note that this qualification is only available to AS Level and therefore should be added as a fourth option to a year 12 study programme.
For further information on this course, speak with a member of the Mathematics Department at school,
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.