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Mathematics AS Level at Thomas Gainsborough School

Course description

Topic 1 - Proof
Topic 2 - Algebra and functions
Topic 3 - Coordinate geometry in the (x, y) plane
Topic 4 - Sequences and series
Topic 5 - Trigonometry
Topic 6 - Exponentials and logarithms
Topic 7 - Differentiation
Topic 8 - Integration
Topic 9 - Vectors

Entry requirements

Students require a Grade 5 or above in GCSE Higher Mathematics.

Assessment

AS Maths

  • Paper 1 – Core Mathematics, 2hrs, 62.5% of Qualification
  • Paper 2 – Statistics and Mechanics, 1hr 15min, 37.5% of Qualification

Future opportunities

If you want to continue your study of Mathematics further you could follow a course in Mathematics level. Degree courses that benefit from A Level Mathematics include economics, medicine, architecture, engineering, accountancy, teaching, psychology, physics and IT. 27 Researchers at the London school of Economics have recently found that people who have studied Mathematics can expect to earn up to 11% more than their colleagues.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Thomas Gainsborough School directly.

Last updated date: 13 November 2017
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