Mathematics - Further Mathematics - A-Level at St Leonards Catholic School
Further Mathematics. As a second qualification at either AS or full A Level. Universities favour applicants who study Mathematics if they have A2 Further Mathematics.
THE AS COURSE
Module FP1: Algebra and Graphs, Complex Numbers, Roots and Coefficients of a Quadratic Equation, Series, Calculus, Numerical Methods, Trigonometry, Matrices and Transformations.
THE A2 COURSE
- each applicant must achieve at least eight GCSE or equivalent Level 2 Qualification passes at grade A*-G
- each applicant must achieve at least five GCSE passes1 at grade A*-C
- each applicant must achieve at least four GCSE B grades including at least a grade B2 in each subject to be taken at AS Level (see course entry requirements listed in section 6 of this admissions policy).
- any applicant wishing to study a science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) at AS Level must achieve at least a grade B in GCSE Additional Science if taking double science rather than separate sciences. If taking separate sciences then the applicant must achieve at least a grade B in the science subject to be taken at AS Level.
- any applicant wishing to study a subject at AS that they are not currently studying at GCSE must consult the list of entry requirements listed in section 6 of this admissions policy.
- any applicant currently studying a subject at GCSE that they wish to continue to study at AS must achieve at least a grade B in that subject at GCSE.
- each applicant must study a minimum of four AS Level courses to completion in Year 12 and a minimum of three A2 Level courses to completion in Year 13.
- each applicant must study the General Religious Education Course to completion
The university courses that require Mathematics A Level are myriad and legion: - Medical, Scientific, Engineering and Financial disciplines. Employers hold in high regard those with mathematically related qualifications and therefore a mastery of problem solving techniques and rational thought. Indeed, research has demonstrated that people with a mathematics related degree will go on to earn more than those without.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Leonards Catholic School directly.