Mathematical Studies - Level 3 Certificate at Barrow-in-Furness Sixth Form College
Mathematical studies is a one-year Level 3 course that is designed to encourage students to study mathematics beyond GCSE level.
This course will improve your confidence in maths and will support the study of other subjects where maths is used such as science, geography and business.
It will enable you to continue to make calculations confidently and solve problems in real-life situations
You will learn about finance, cost benefit analysis and the critical paths of projects – skills many employers value. Mathematical studies is a great way to continue improving your maths and is worth UCAS points in the same way as an AS qualification.
Grade C or better in GCSE Maths and either: grade A* or A in GCSE English, plus at least 3 other C grades or better at GCSE or: grade B in GCSE English, with an average GCSE score of 5.2 or better from at least 5 GCSEs or: grade C in GCSE English, with an average GCSE score of 5.5 or better from at least 5 GCSEs.
To study mathematical studies, you will need to have a grade C or better in GCSE mathematics, in addition to the general entry requirements.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Barrow-in-Furness Sixth Form College directly.