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Further Mathematics AS and A Level *Fees Payable* at St Christopher School

Course description

If you are very skilled at Mathematics then Further Mathematics gives you the opportunity to broaden and extend your understanding to other areas of the subject. You will study further topics in Pure Mathematics, Statistics, Decision Mathematics and Mechanics. There is some flexibility in the course. We try to accommodate students’ particular areas of interest as far as possible often allowing students in the same class to select different modules. The study of Further Mathematics is essential for anyone wishing to study Mathematics at degree level at one of the top universities.  Further Mathematics is also advantageous for some other degrees such as Engineering.

Course content

AS Course (Further Mathematics)

Unit 1
FP1
(Further Pure 1)

Unit 2
S1
(Statistics 1)

Unit 3
D1
(Decision maths 1)

A2 Course

Unit 4
FP2
(Further Pure 2)

Unit 5

S2 Or M3
(Mechanics 3)

Unit 6
FP3
(Further Pure 3)

Entry requirements

You will need to study A level Mathematics as well. You will need to be very good at Mathematics having gained an A* or very high A grade for your GCSE. You will be fluent in the use of algebra and geometry plus enjoy problem solving.

Assessment

You will likely have two teachers for Further Mathematics. Lessons will tend to be more lecture and tutorial based. Students will need to spend considerably more time on independent practice outside the classroom. 

Financial information

Fees will be payable for this course. Further details regarding scholarships, bursaries and exact fees are available on the website.

Future opportunities

There are an incredible number of options for Mathematicians.  The Further Mathematics A Level is widely acknowledged to be at the highest level academically at A Level as the syllabus touches on first year university Mathematics and so is looked on favourably by many universities when making offers.  Recent St Christopher students taking Further Mathematics have gone on to study Physics with Mathematics, Architecture, Engineering, Environmental Science, Operations Research, Statistics, Economics, Philosophy, Law as well as Mathematics.  

Further information

Please be aware that St Chris Sixth Form is a fee-paying independent provider.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Christopher School directly.

Last updated date: 05 January 2016
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