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Mathematics A Level at Skipton Girls' High School

Course description

Is this course for me?

If you have a willingness to keep trying, seek assistance and discuss with staff and fellow students to further understanding, these are useful skills in their own right as well as ways to improve your potential grade in Mathematics.

Course content

AS Qualification Structure: C1 Introduction to Advanced Mathematics (non-calculator)

This unit builds on and develops the techniques students have learnt at GCSE so that they acquire the fluency required for advanced work.

C2 Concepts for Advanced Mathematics

This unit introduces students to a number of topics which are fundamental to the advanced study of Mathematics.

S1 Statistics 1

This unit enables students to build on and extend the data handling and sampling techniques they have learnt at GCSE.

A2 Qualification Structure: C3 Methods for Advanced Mathematics

This unit builds on and develops the techniques students have learnt at AS Level, with particular emphasis on the calculus.

C4 Applications of Advanced Mathematics

This unit develops the work in C1, C2 and C3 in directions which allow it to be applied to real world problems.

M1 Mechanics 1

This unit introduces students to mathematical modelling and to the basic concepts in kinematics, statics and dynamics which underlie the study of mechanics.

Entry requirements

Students will need a B or higher at GCSE.

Future opportunities

Mathematics is a valuable supporting subject, especially for the sciences, geography, psychology, medicine, economics and law. Careers can be found in engineering, architecture, medicine, accountancy, economics, teaching, psychology, environmental studies and computer sciences.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Skipton Girls' High School directly.

Last updated date: 03 July 2015

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