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Further Mathematics A Level at The Folkestone School for Girls

Course description

Further Mathematics - AQA

Course content

Compulsory content: Proof; Complex Numbers; Matrices; Further Algebra and Functions; Further Calculus; Further Vectors; Polar Coordinates; Hyperbolic Functions; Differential Equations; Trigonometry; Coordinate Geometry. In addition to the compulsory content, students will study two of the following options: 1. Mechanics (dimensional analysis; momentum; energy and power; circular motion; mass and moments). 2. Statistics (discrete random variables; Poisson distribution; type 1 and type 2 errors; continuous random variables; chi tests; exponential distribution). 3. Discrete (graphs; networks; linear programming; critical path analysis; game theory; binary operations). Further Mathematics would be useful for any student wishing to go on to study for a Mathematics degree or Science/Engineering degree in Higher Education. Further Mathematics will also boost knowledg

Entry requirements

Level 7 or above in GCSE Mathematics. You must also have opted to study A-level Mathematics

Assessment

Paper 1 – 2 hour examination, worth 100 marks and 33% of the A-level. Any content from the compulsory content. Paper 2 – 2 hour examination, worth 100 marks and 33% of the A-level. Any content from the compulsory content. Paper 3 – 2 hour examination, worth 100 marks and 33% of the A-level. Any content from the two chosen options

How to apply

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Last updated date: 01 December 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 year

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