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Mathematics AS & AS2 at Feltham Community College (School)

Course description

AS Mathematics Compulsory Units - Unit C1 - Core Mathematics 1 (Algebra & Functions; coordinate geometry in the (x,y) plane; sequences and series; differentiation; integration) Unit C2 - Core Mathematics 2 (Algebra and functions; coordinate geometry in the (x, y) plane; sequences and series; trigonometry; exponentials and logarithms; differentiation; integration) and 1 of the following: Unit M1 - Mechanics 1 (Mathematical models in mechanics; vectors in mechanics; kinematics of a particle moving in a straight line; dynamics of a particle moving in a straight line or plane; statics of a particle; moments); Unit S1 - Statistics 1 ( Mathematical models in probability and statistics; representation and summary of data; probability; correlation and regression; discrete random variables; discrete distributions; the Normal distribution) or Unit D1 - Decision Mathematics 1 (Algorithms; algorithms on graphs; the route inspection problem; critical path analysis; linear programming; matchings) A2 Mathematics Compulsory Units - Unit C1 - Core Mathematics 1 (Algebra & Functions; coordinate geometry in the (x,y) plane; sequences and series; differentiation; integration) Unit C2 - Core Mathematics 2 (Algebra and functions; coordinate geometry in the (x, y) plane; sequences and series; trigonometry; exponentials and logarithms; differentiation; integration) Unit C3 - Core Mathematics 3 (Algebra and functions; trigonometry; exponentials and logarithms; differentiation; numerical methods) Unit C4 - Core Mathematics 4 (Algebra and functions; coordinate geometry in the (x,y) plane; sequences and series; differentiation; integration; vectors) plus two Application units from the following combinations: Unit S1 & S2 or Unit S1 & D1 Descriptions: S1 - Statistics 1 (Mathematical models in probability and statistics; representation and summary of data; probability; correlation and regression; discrete random variables; discrete distributions; the Normal distribution) D1 - Decision Mathematics 1 (Algorithms; algorithms on graphs; the route inspection problem; critical path analysis; linear programming; matchings) S2 - Mechanics 2 (Kinematics of a particle moving in a straight line or plane; centres of mass; work and energy; collisions; statics of rigid bodies)

Entry requirements

5A*-C

Future opportunities

NoYou could take this course with other advanced level courses to prepare for higher education in areas of Mathematics, related areas such as Engineering, Economics, Physics or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Mathematics such as an Accountant, Engineer, Financial Adviser or Teacher. The course also helps you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the economic and financial sectors.

Further information

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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Feltham Community College (School) directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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