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Core Maths AS level at The Dukeries Academy

Course description

Core Maths is as AS level qualification that has been designed to maintain and develop real-life maths skills. What you study is not purely theoretical or abstract; it can be applied on a day-to-day basis in work, study or life and most courses will include a financial maths element. It will also help you with other A-level subjects – in particular science, geography, business studies, psychology and economics.

Course content

Core Maths is a two year course that builds on GCSE mathematics to help you develop the following skills:

  • Critical analysis of real life problems and data
  • Representing and modelling of real life problems and data
  • Mathematical thinking, reasoning and communication
  • Personal financial mathematics
  • Graphical techniques

Entry requirements

Grade 5 or better in GCSE Mathematics. 5 A*-C grades at GCSE (including English).


There are 2 exams to be taken at the end of the 2 year course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Dukeries Academy directly.

Last updated date: 27 October 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years