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Mathematics AS/A Level at Bury College

Course description

The course covers the two main areas of Pure and Applied Mathematics; all content is compulsory, there are no-longer optional units in A Level Mathematics. The pure mathematics content includes the study of coordinate geometry, algebra and functions, trigonometry, calculus and vectors.The applied mathematics part of the course includes statistics and mechanics. The statistics includes sampling, data representation and analysis and probability functions and the Mechanics covers forces, dynamics and kinematics.As part of the A Level Maths course, you will also develop your IT skills on a range of packages including Excel and Autograph. Classes in IT suites will include hands-on work to investigate and analyse a large set of data.

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirements for access to an A Level Study Programme will be two subjects at grade B (or grade 5) including GCSE English and four subjects at grade C (or grade 4) and GCSE maths grade A*-B (9-6).

Financial information

For fee enquiries please call 0161 280 8339.

Further information

To find more information please call our Advice and Guidance team on 0161 280 8280.

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: 01 February 2018
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    • Bury College has invested over £40 million in recent years developing its town centre campus.  The campus now includes:

      • The Millennium Centre - a dedicated sixth form centre with Science laboratories, IT and Media suites, learning resource centre, canteen and recording studios.
      • The Woodbury Centre - houses a new library, industry standard art sudios, new outdoor space, hair, beauty and holistic salons, restaurant and bistro and specialist facilities to support students with learning differences and/or disabilities.
      • Beacon Centre - has a theatre, dance and rehearsal studios, digital language laboratories.
      • Prospects Centre - houses specialist laboratories, workshops and IT suites.
      • Innovation Centre - fully equipped workshop, IT suites and computer aided design studios.
      • Construction Skills Centre - purpose built for construction courses.
      • Enterprise Centre - Specialist IT facilities and classrooms.
      • PlayFootball Centre - six 5-a-side and two 7-a-side pitches.