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Mathematics / AS & A2 at The Crest Academies

Course description

This course aims to develop students understanding of mathematics and mathematical processes in a way that promotes confidence and fosters enjoyment. It will help to develop and understanding of coherence and progression in mathematics and of how different areas of mathematics can be connected.

Students will acquire the skills needed to use technology such as calculators and computers effectively. They will develop and awareness of the relevance of mathematics to other fields of study to the world of work and to society in general.

Mathematics is an excellent subject to combine with any other. It is also very useful for students taking any science courses and courses where statistics play an important part e.g. Economics, Psychology, Sociology or Biology.

Entry requirements

Minimun of 5 Grade A*-C in GCSE including Maths & English. Students need to have a grade B(minimum) in Mathematics GCSE, before starting the course.

Assessment

By the end of the first academic year, you will have taken three modular exams… equivalent to AS Mathematics.

You will sit the C1 modular examination in January 2014, provided your progress,attendance and punctuality are excellent. You will sit mock exams in December 2013.

 

You will sit the C2 and S1 modular examinations in Summer 2014.

You will sit mock C2 and S1 exams in April 2014.

Future opportunities

A qualification in mathematics offers endless career possibilities. Mathematicians are employed in a numerous fields including engineering, business, banking, health service planning, insurance, accountancy, computing and statistics. In all areas the logical skills of mathematics graduates are highly valued.

Further information

To find out more about this course / qualification please contact us, or you can ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Crest Academies directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

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