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Further Mathematics A Level at Budmouth College

Course description

“The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple.” S. Gudder

“Mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.” Albert Einstein

Course content

 

Further Pure Maths Units take your A Level maths to a higher level by studying: Differential Equations; Polar Coordinates; Complex numbers and Matrices.

Applied options - students choose to study units from Mechanics; Statistics and Decision Maths Taught Through: Whole class discussion; independent learning; peer assessment; one-to-one tutorials; on-line learning; ICT based learning activities.

TAUGHT THROUGH

Whole class discussion; independent learning; peer assessment; one-to-one tutorials; on-line learning; ICT based learning activities.

 

Entry requirements

Minimum Grade 6 or above in Maths GCSE.

Assessment

Four written exams

Paper 1: Further Pure 1 (1.5 hours)

Paper 2: Further Pure 2 (1.5 hours)

Paper 3: Applied option 1 (1.5 hours)

Paper 4: Applied option 2 (1.5 hours)

All exams allow the use of a calculator.

Future opportunities

 

What could you be?

Teacher; University Lecturer/Professor; Actuary; Systems Analyst; Astronaut; Vet; Meterologist; Secret Services;

Where could you go?

Oxbridge; Durham; Warwick; UCL; Bath; Exeter; Southampton.

Recent student destinations:

Oxford; Cambridge; Bath; Southampton; Exeter.

 

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 07 November 2016

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