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A Level Maths at Northfleet School for Girls

Course description

Studying Mathematics at A Level
will develop key employability skills
such as problem-solving, logical
reasoning, communication, deeper
thinking and resilience. Students’
knowledge and understanding of
mathematical techniques and their
applications will increase which will
in turn provide excellent preparation
for a wide range of university
courses and lead to a versatile
qualification that is well-respected
by employers. It is the most popular
A Level in the country.
This course is suitable for students
who are interested in pursuing
Mathematics, Engineering, Teaching,
IT, Data Analysis or Accountancy at
University. A Level Mathematics is
particularly beneficial for students
who prefer to study a STEM subject
at University. The analytical, logical
and problem solving skills acquired
through this course provide an
excellent opportunity for higher
earnings and exciting careers.

Entry requirements

Mimimum of Grade 7 in
GCSE Mathematics


Assessment consists of 3 Externally
assessed papers:
• Pure Mathematics 1
• Pure Mathematics 2
• Statistics and Mechanics
The content of the AS Level will be
a sub-set of the A Level, but marks
achieved in the AS will not count
towards the A Level. Each exam
paper is worth 100 marks and is a
2-hour written examination.
Paper 1 and Paper 2 may contain
questions on any topics from the
Pure Mathematics content.
Paper 3 will have questions from
Statistics content in Section A and
Mechanics content in Section B.

Future opportunities

Mathematics is a facilitating subject
and does not limit students to
a career in Mathematics alone.
Mathematicians can unlock the
doors to all sorts of careers like
Engineering, Teaching, Accountancy,
Economics, Programmer, Games
Design, Internet Security, Financial
Systems, Forensics, working at the
GCHQ, Actuarial Science and many

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: 15 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September