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IB Mathematics *FEES PAYABLE* at Hurstpierpoint College

Course description

There are three routes for studying Mathematics in the Diploma Programme:

Standard Level Mathematical Studies
Entry requirements: Grade A at GCSE Mathematics.

This course is aimed at students with varied backgrounds and abilities. It consists of eight core topics, some of which develop ideas from GCSE, but some also introduce significant new work. It includes Financial Mathematics, an introduction to Calculus and the development of graphical display calculator skills. Some of these areas require a good level of computational and algebraic skill. The course is assessed by two written papers (80%), and a compulsory piece of project work (20%).

Standard Level Mathematics
Entry requirements: A high Grade A at GCSE Mathematics.

This course caters for students with a sound mathematical background who wish to support a scientific subject at Higher Level, or who intend to follow future studies which require advanced mathematical techniques. The course consists of seven core topics including Calculus, Trigonometry and Statistics, and has a high algebraic content requiring good basic skills. The course is assessed by two written papers (80%), and a compulsory piece of project work (20%).

Higher Level Mathematics
Entry requirements: Grade A* at GCSE Mathematics.

This course is aimed at students with a very strong background in Mathematics who are competent in a range of analytical and technical skills. It should only be considered by able students with a real interest in the subject, or those who need mathematics for proposed university studies.
The course is made up of seven core topics and one extension topic. The course is assessed by two written papers based on the core material (60%), a third paper based on the extension topic (20%), and a compulsory piece of project work (20%).

Financial information

Fees may be charged for this course

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 15 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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