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Mathematics Level 3 AS & A2 at Woodkirk Academy

Course content

COURSE CONTENT

AS Mathematics (3 AS modules )

Core 1 (C1)

Algebra and functions, co-ordinate geometry, sequences and series, differentiation and integration.

Core 2 (C2)

Algebra and functions, co-ordinate geometry, sequences and series, trigonometry, exponentials and logarithms, differentiation and integration.

Statistics 1 (S1)

Probability, statistics, representative and summary data, correlation and regression, random variables and the normal distribution.

A2 Mathematics (1 AS (M1) and 2 A2 (C3 and C4) modules)

Core 3 (C3)

Algebra and functions, trigonometry, exponentials and logarithms, differentiation and numerical methods.

Core 4 (C4)

Algebra and functions, co-ordinate geometry, sequences and series, differentiation and integration, vectors.

Mechanics 1 (M1)

Modelling, vectors, kinematics, statics and moments.

Entry requirements

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

AS Mathematics

You must have a grade B or above in GCSE Mathematics and have studied the higher tier specification.

For entrance into Year 13 a minimum of a grade E must be achieved in the examination components of the course. Additionally, students must be prepared to take resits in the January of Year 13.

Assessment

EXAMINATION STRUCTURE

AS Mathematics

All 3 modules are equally weighted and are assessed by examination, there is no coursework. Each examination is 1 hours long and carries 75 marks. C1 will be examined in January of year 12, C2 and S1 will be examined in June of Year 12. C1 is a non calculator examination.

A2 Mathematics

All 3 modules are equally weighted and are assessed by examination, there is no coursework. Each examination is 1 hours long and carries 75 marks. C3 will be examined in January of year 13, C4 and M1 will be examined in June of Year 13.

Further information

For both AS and A2 there is a separate text book for each module, a student handbook and assessment booklet. Self assessment exercises will be set at the end of each unit to help students monitor their own progress.

YEAR 13 STUDENT COMMENTS

Ace, fun

No coursework - yippee!

Maths is really enjoyable whichever angle you look at it from

It's really rewarding when it clicks

It's really challenging but if you put your mind to it, you can do it!

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: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Unknown
  • Duration: 2 Years

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