Mathematics A Level at Varndean College
Mathematics is an essential tool for everyday life. It gives you an important key to understanding the world we live in as you develop your mathematical skills. The problem solving skills you will develop studying advanced level Maths are highly valued in most careers and mathematical ability is very highly regarded by both universities and employers.
A Level Maths
- Irrational Numbers
- Coordinate Geometry
- Sequences and Series
- Numerical methods
A Level Further Maths
A Level Maths core plus:
- Complex Numbers
- Conic Sections
- Polar Co-ordinates
- Hyperbolic Functions
- Decision Mathematics
Standard advanced course requirements plus:
Maths: Grade 6 in GCSE Maths
Further Maths: Grade 7 in GCSE Maths
Maths qualifications are considered essential or desirable for a whole host of degree subjects including virtually all sciences, economics and related courses and many social science courses. There is a national shortage of mathematicians, and employment prospects are good. To get some idea of careers open to those studying Maths at A Level and beyond, take a look at the careers section at http://www.mathscareers.org.uk/
Students have the opportunity to take part in the UK Maths Challenge and the Southampton Cipher Challenge. University preparation classes for STEP, AEA and Oxbridge Entrance Exams are also available.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Varndean College directly.