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Mathematics A2 Level at North Lindsey College

Course description

This course is delivered in two separate parts. The Advanced Subsidiary Mathematics course in year 1 and the A2 Mathematics course in year 2 leading to a full A Level qualification.

Course content

Advanced Subsidiary Mathematics:
You will study three units:
Core Unit 1: Indices and surds; Polynomials; Coordinate geometry and graphs; Differentiation
Core Unit 2: Trigonometry; Sequences and series; Algebra; Integration and one of the following three options:
And one from:
Option Unit 1: Mechanics - Force as a vector; Equilibrium of a particle; Kinematics of motion in a straight line; Newton’s laws of motion; Linear momentum.
Option Unit 2: Statistics - Representation of data; Probability; Discrete random variables; Bivariate data.
Option Unit 3: Decision mathematics - Algorithms; Graph theory; Networks; Linear programming
A2 Mathematics course to complete the full A level:
You will study four units:
Core Unit 3: Algebra and functions; Trigonometry; Differentiation and integration; Numerical methods
Core Unit 4: Algebra and graphs; Differentiation and integration; Differential equations; Vectors and a optional unit from 
Mechanics, Statistics and Decision mathematics.
One functional skill in either English, Maths or IT - the level and subject will be determined on enrolment.

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C including a Grade B in mathematics. Grade C in English is also advantageous


All units are assessed by written examination and are equally weighted.

Future opportunities

You can progress to higher education or employment in a wide range of occupations.
All advanced qualifications, AS, A2 and Applied AS/A Levels earn UCAS points, which contribute to university entry requirements and are valid for the rest of your life. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact North Lindsey College directly.

Last updated date: 09 May 2016

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