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Further Mathematics A Level at South Hunsley School and Sixth Form College

Course description

This is a course designed for students who enjoy mathematics and are particularly good at the subject. They may need to study mathematics beyond the normal AS or A2 courses because they wish to specialise in mathematics at university or work in particular areas like physics or engineering.

Course content

What will I learn?AS Units:

Further Pure 1 - is an introductory module which includes algebra, geometry, matrices and calculus. 

Decision 1 and 2 - gives insights into the problems met and solved in project management in industry and commerce.

 A2 Units – three from:

Further Pure 2 - De Moivre’s Theorem, proof by induction and further work on complex numbers.

Further Pure 3 - covers differential equations and polar coordinates.

Further Pure 4 - involves the study of matrix algebra, transformations and 3-Dimensional geometry.

Mechanics 2B - continues the study of Newton’s Laws of Motion, introducing concepts of moments, the centre of gravity, energy and power, applying some of the mathematics taught in Core 1 to Core 3.

Statistics 2B -  continues the study of probability and statistics met in Statistics 1 of the Mathematics A2 course, including the normal distributions and hypothesis testing.

The basics...
  • Designed for students who really enjoy Maths
  • Suitable for those wanting to study Maths, Physics or Engineering at university
  • Also, need to study AS or A2 Maths

Future opportunities

Future careers

  • Structural Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Doctor

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Hunsley School and Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 28 September 2017

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