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A-Level Further Mathematics at Winstanley College

Course description

Core content

• Mathematical argument, language and proof 
• Mathematical problem solving 
• Mathematical modelling 
• Proof
• Complex numbers
• Matrices
• Further Algebra and Functions
• Further Calculus
• Further Vectors
• Polar coordinates
• Hyperbolic functions
• Differential equations
• Trigonometry
• Coordinate geometry

• Mechanics 
• Statistics

Why choose Further Mathematics?

The Further Mathematics course is designed for students who are extremely keen on Mathematics and possibly want to study degrees in Mathematics, Physics and Engineering. In fact you may find that some University courses require Further Mathematics for degrees in Mathematics and Engineering. Further Mathematics is also very helpful for Oxbridge applications.

Enrichment Activities

Enrichment Activities & Competitions – Winstanley Premiership, UKMT team/individual challenges, LJM Pop Quiz, Making Maths at Manchester, and many more!
On line resources –  materials for further independent study via Moodle.

Study Support

General study support (organisation, time management) is available from individual tutors and also in the LRC in college.

Academic Challenge

Additional materials are available for self-study on mathematical topics that will be useful for your first term at university. Additional support for STEP and AEA is available during lunchtime classes run during the year. You will receive information about courses that you can attend, open day visits at universities, and also the opportunity to listen to visiting speakers talking about the many career options available to you after Further Mathematics A Level. 

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 23 October 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years