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Mathematical Studies (Core Maths) Level 3 at Worthing College

Course description

This course is designed to fill the gap between GCSE Maths and AS Maths so that even those students who do not want to study AS Maths can continue ther maths education beyond GCSE.

The aim of the course is to cover mathematics that will apply to your other subjects and also to the real world. You will study statistics that will help you analyse the results of experiments in psychology, biology or geography. You will also learn some financial maths including how interest and taxation work.

Course content

The course covers analysis of data using statistical techniques and maths for personal finance.

Entry requirements

You must have at least a Grade C in GCSE Maths.


Two exams at the end of the two year course. There is no coursework.

Future opportunities

A qualification in Core Maths shows future employers and universities that you have studied maths beyond GCSE level.

It is not suitable for entry to University courses and professions that specify that AS maths is required but, in a competitive field, it is a useful extra qualification for students looking to study social sciences at University.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 19 August 2016
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