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Mathematics AS/A2 at Tewkesbury School

Course description

Many career or university choices demand or benefit from an A-Level Mathematics qualification. It teaches you to think in abstract terms and relate this to practical applications in many fields of study and endeavour. Employers value this skill.

In the future, people are likely to have more than one career in more than one discipline, and the transferability of high-level thinking skills makes Mathematics a good choice: it says “I am adaptable”. So many of today’s jobs didn’t exist 20 years ago…

“You can’t future-proof careers, but with Maths you can “future-adapt” them…”

  • Memory Augmentation surgeon
  • Body part-maker
  • Quarantine enforcer
  • Weather modification police
  • Space tour guide
  • Exoskeleton engineer
  • Nano-medic

(Guardian Money/ Jan 2009)

Entry requirements

B in GCSE Maths – A preferred; C in GCSE English.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tewkesbury School directly.

Last updated date: 07 April 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years