Core Mathematics at Runshaw College
Why should I come to Runshaw to study Core Mathematics?
This course is particularly suitable for those students who are doing the following A Level subjects; Psychology, Economics, Business Studies, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Computer Science; and are not planning on doing A Level Maths alongside. The course content provides support with the maths content in these subjects.
The course is also suitable for students that enjoy maths but are not doing an A Level in Mathematics.
The pass rate for 2018 on this course was 100%, with 81% of students achieving A-B grades.
What will I study?
The course has a more problem solving approach with real world maths applications that are required in the above subjects.
Some examples of what you will cover:
- Analysis of data
- Maths for personal finance
- Statistics and probability
- Critical analysis of given data and models (including spreadsheets and tabular data)
For access to our A Level Programme, our entry requirements are 5 x Grade 5 equivalent (5 x Grade 5 or B) in a range of separate subjects.
For Core Maths specifically, this should include a Grade 5 in Maths.
How is the course assessed?
You will sit two exams at the end of the year.
No course fees are applicable for 16-18 year old learners who meet funding regulations.
What will this course prepare me for?
This course has a problem-solving approach with real-world maths applications which are required in the course content of the subjects listed above.
Where are you going?
- Computer Scientist
- Financial Analyst
- Mechanical Engineer
Which subjects complement this A Level?
- Business Studies
Our website also contains up to date further information on all courses that we offer. Please visit https://www.runshaw.ac.uk/courses.
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.