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Further Mathematics A Level at Devonport High School for Girls

Course description

A Level Further Mathematics is studied in conjunction with A Level Mathematics. Students will have the opportunity to discover further areas of Mathematics whilst developing a more in-depth understanding of concepts covered in the standard Mathematics A Level course. Students will read additional Pure Mathematics modules and modules covering Mechanics, Statistics and Decision Mathematics.


Both the AS and the A2 are divided into three modules, two Pure Mathematics and four Applications. All are assessed in the summer via a written examination, with one small piece of coursework in Year 13. The outline of the unit content is shown below.

AS Level
Unit 1

Decision 1 33%

Statistics 2 33%

Further Pure 1 33%

A2 Level
Unit 2

Mechanics 2 33%

Further Pure 2 33%

Statistics 3 33%

Future opportunities

Further Mathematics will provide an even more secure mathematical basis for careers in all Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Business, Economics, Archaeology, Psychology, Architecture, Geography, Design and many more.

Additionally, it is highly recommended for those who are considering a Mathematics degree in the future as some Universities will only consider an applicant of a Mathematics degree if they have studied Further Mathematics.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Devonport High School for Girls directly.

Last updated date: 12 May 2017

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