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AS Core Maths at Brigshaw High School and Language College

Course description

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'

Course content

Content includes:

  • analysis of data
  • maths for personal finance
  • estimation
  • critical analysis of given data and models (incliding spreadsheets and tabular data)
  • critical path analysis
  • expectation
  • cost benefit analysis

Entry requirements

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.

Future opportunities

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.

Further information

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.

Last updated date: 05 February 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September