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Further Mathematics A Level

Qualification

A Level

Why study this course?

• If you want to enhance your understanding of the single Mathematics course
• If you are considering studying Mathematics in Higher Education

• If you want two Mathematics qualifications
• If you enjoy Mathematics for its own sake.
• If you want to study one of the Russell Group facilitating subjects (gives more options)

Potential careers:

• Aeronautical Engineering • Biochemistry
• Chemical Engineering
• Actuarial Science

• Plus all from Maths – just about anything!

Assessment

• Four 11⁄2 hour papers at the end of Year 13.

Course content

You may study some/all of the following:

Compulsory elements: • Further Pure 1 and 2 • Series
• Complex numbers

• Numerical solution of equations
• Coordinate systems, matrix algebra
• Inequalities
• Series, first order differential equations
• Second order differential equations
• Further complex numbers, Maclaurin and Taylor series
• Further matrix algebra
• Vectors, hyperbolic functions
• Differentiation
• Integration, further coordinate systems

Two of seven options include: • Further Pure 3
• Further Statistics 1
• Further Mechanics 1

• Decision Maths 1
• Further Pure 4
• Further Statistics 2
• Further Mechanics 2 • Decision Maths 2

Staff contact:

Mr T Riley, Mr A Tompkins or Mr O Tyson