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Mathematics Core A level at Woking College

Course description

Core Mathematics is a new course designed for post-16 students who wish to continue studying Mathematics, but not at AS or A Level. The new Core Mathematics qualification will help you retain, deepen and extend your knowledge of mathematics so that you are better prepared for higher education and employment; it is also particularly useful if your other college qualifications have a high level of mathematical content. Core Mathematics will help you understand and apply clear, mathematical reasoning to real-life problems, analyse and interpret data in a variety of contexts, and confidently deal with everyday financial mathematics.

Course content

 Component 1 - Examination: Paper 1 (1 hour, 30 minutes - 50%)

  • Section A: Analysis of data
  • Section B: Maths for personal finance
  • Section C: Estimation

 Component 2 - Examination: Paper 2A (1 hour, 30 minutes - 50%)

  • Section A: Critical analysis of given data and models
  • Section B: The normal distribution
  • Section C: Probabilities & estimation
  • Section D: Correlation & regression

Entry requirements

Five A*-C grades (or equivalent 4+) including at least a grade 4 in Mathematics.


Examination = 100%

Future opportunities

This course is especially useful if you intend to study higher education courses in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, and Economics at renowned universities.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 September 2016
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