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A Level Mathematics AS (over 2 years) at The Ridings Federation Winterbourne International Academy

Course description

Mathematics is a highly regarded discipline that increasingly underpins contemporary life and is a fascinating subject in its own right. Mathematical expertise provides insight for decision-making in business and industry, and plays an important role in diverse areas ranging from finance, transport and medical science through to digital communications and weather forecasting. Studying mathematics at AS is an excellent preparation for a career in these exciting fields.

Students who study mathematics AS over two years need to be resourceful and diligent in their approach to tackling problems, and may find this longer course more suitable to their ability and ambitions. They need to have been successful at GCSE mathematics and enjoy a challenge.

AS Level

Core1 – Algebra and functions; coordinate geometry; sequences and series; differentiation; integration

Core 2 – Algebra and functions; coordinate geometry; sequences and series; trigonometry; exponentials and logarithms; differentiation; integration

Statistics 1 – Representation of data; Probability; Discrete random Variables; Bivariate data.

Entry requirements

Students will need to have achieved a high grade B in mathematics GCSE.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Ridings Federation Winterbourne International Academy directly.

Last updated date: 14 August 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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