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Mathematics - Further Mathematics - AS/A Level at Worthing College

Course description

In combination with Maths this is the double Maths course for those who wish to study more Mathematics, to a higher level. It is particularly useful to those who want to go on to study a degree in a mathematically related discipline. The Further Maths course is more difficult than the Maths one and is therefore suited to those students who are able mathematicians.

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of five GCSEs at A*- C grade, including at least a grade A in Mathematics.


In the summer of the first year you will take the Further Pure 1, Mechanics 1 and Statistics 1 unit exams that make up the AS Further Maths qualification. In the summer of the second year you will sit the exams in the Further Pre 2, Further Pure 3 and Mechanics 2 Units. All 6 units coutn towards the final A level

Future opportunities

Maths and Further Maths is an important pair of qualifications if you wish to study Mathematics, the Sciences, Engineering, Computing or Finance at university. Many universities require at least AS Further Maths to study Maths, Physics or Engineering. It also provides the basis for a career as a Mathematics teacher.

Further Maths is also useful for going directly on to competitive training schemes in careers such as engineering, accountancy, insurance, tax and finance.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 19 August 2016
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