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Maths A-level at South Essex College

Course description

This course will give you the knowledge and skills required to go on to higher education and pursue a career in this field.

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Course content

Year one:

Algebra, coordinate geometry, polynomials, mathematical notation and proof, sequences and series, trigonometry, introductory calculus, logarithms, statistics, classification and presentation of data, probability, hypothesis testing.

Year two:

Proof, exponentials and natural logarithms, functions, calculus techniques, numerical methods, further algebra, further trigonometry, parametic equations, further calculus, vector geometry, comprehension, mechanics: vectors, kinematics, forces, projectiles.

Entry requirements

  • GCSE Maths at grade 6/B or above
  • English language at grade 4/C or above
  • Three additional GCSE's at grade 4/C or above grade


Exams: 100%

Financial information

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Future opportunities

Higher education at university or college to study mathematics, computing, engineering, accountancy, teaching.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 23 November 2018
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    • Located in the heart of Southend town centre and right next to Southend Central Station, our Southend Campus is where we offer our A-level courses and an impressive range of vocational subjects, backed up by realistic work environments and cutting-edge technology.