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Mathematics - Double at Palmer's College

Course description

As the title suggests, this course will lead to two A-levels in Mathematics. It is the qualification to gain if you are good at and enjoy mathematics. This qualification is highly regarded by all higher education institutions and employers and can be studied alongside two other A-levels.

Course content

The course is divided into four areas:
• Core maths 
• Statistics 
• Mechanics 
• Decision maths

In the first year you will study three core units, one statistics unit and two decision units. In the second year you will study three core units, two mechanics units and one more statistics unit.

Entry requirements

Minimum of four Cs and two Bs at GCSE which must include a grade A* or A in Maths.

Future opportunities

This course is almost essential for a Maths degree. The two A-levels will also be highly valued for any degree with a maths element, eg Business, Computing, Engineering, Geography, Architecture, Management, Insurance, any science subject, technology etc. They are also useful when applying for highly competitive areas such as law and psychology. It goes without saying that any employer would value two A-levels in Mathematics extremely highly.

Further information

More information is available from the College website.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Palmer's College directly.

Last updated date: 22 October 2015
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    • We are a specialist sixth form college providing post-16 education in South Essex to over 2000 students. Palmer's College is a warm and welcoming college and offers a fantastic team of teaching and support staff alongside superb new facilities.  The College has spent an impressive £4.2 million to improve its student facilities over the past three years.

      There is a place for everyone at Palmer’s – our students are treated like adults, make great friends and achieve success in A-levels, BTEC and secretarial courses.