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Mathematics With Further Maths A Level at Bexhill College

Course description

Students who take Further Mathematics demonstrate a strong commitment to their studies, as well as learning Mathematics that eases the transition to any Mathematics-related degree. For someone who enjoys Mathematics, it provides a challenge and a chance to explore new and more sophisticated mathematical concepts. Please note, Maths with Further Maths counts as two A Level options.                                    

Course content

Algebra and functions, Co-ordinate geometry, Sequences and series, Differentiation, Integration, Trigonometry, Exponentials and logarithms, Numerical methods and Vectors, Complex numbers, Numerical solution of equations, Coordinate systems, Matrix algebra, Proof, Inequalities, Differential equations, Vectors, Hyperbolic functions.
During the two years the following applications
are studied:
Statistics, which includes Statistical models, Data representation and summary, Probability, Correlation and regression, Discrete and continuous random variables.
Mechanics, which includes Mechanical models, Vectors, Kinematics, Particle dynamics, Statics of particles and rigid bodies.

Entry requirements

A grade A/7 or above in Maths is preferred. Further Maths must be taken as part of a 4 subject A Level program and students must meet the college entry requirement for this.

Assessment

At the end of the first year you will sit exams that make up an A Level in Maths. In the second year you will take an A Level in Further Maths.

Financial information

Students are advised to provide a graphical calculator and have access to a computer. As a minimum, students are required to have a Casio FX991EX calculator.

Future opportunities

A Further Mathematics qualification is desirable for many careers and a number of Higher Education courses, including Engineering, Maths and Physics.


 

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 25 October 2018
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