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A Level Further Maths

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title A Level Further Maths
Code Further Maths
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

This course is ideal for learners who have a strong ability in Maths and enjoy the challenge of problem-solving and abstract mathematical concepts. Further Maths will include matrices, polar coordinates, hyperbolic functions, momentum and collisions, circular motion, continuous random variables and chi squared tests.

There is the opportunity to take part in a national Mathematics competition as well as attending the popular Scary Maths classes that take place at lunchtime.

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Details

The Compulsory Units are:

  • Complex Numbers
  • Matrices
  • Further Algebra and Functions
  • Further Calculus
  • Further Vectors
  • Polar Coordinates
  • Hyperbolic Functions
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Differential Equations
  • Trigonometry and Numerical Methods
  • Binary Operations and Group Theory
  • Centres of Mass and Moments
  • Binary Operations and Group Theory

The Optional Units are:

  • Mechanics
  • Dimensional Analysis
  • Momentum and Collisions Work
  • Energy and Power
  • Circular Motion
  • Statistics
  • Discrete Random Variables and Expectation
  • Poisson Distribution
  • Type 1 and Type 2 Errors
  • Continuous Random Variables
  • Chi Square Tests
  • Discrete
  • Graphs
  • Networks
  • Network Flows
  • Linear Programming
  • Critical Path Analysis
  • Game Theory for Zero Sum Games
  • Binary Operations

How will it be delivered?

This course is assessed by exams.

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade 7 in Maths and an average GCSE points score of 5.9 or above.

Your next steps...

There are a variety of different progression routes you can follow with this course. This can include different pathways to achieve numerous careers through Higher Education, Apprenticeships or directly into Employment. Here are some progression routes:

  • Finance and Accounting
  • Business and Finance
  • Financial Advisor
  • Lecturer
  • Statistician
  • Research and Development Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Research Scientist
  • Statistician
  • Logistics
  • Maths Teacher
  • Director
  • Manager

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