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Mathematical Studies Level 3 (equivalent to AS)

Qualification

Level 3 equivalent to A/S

Why study this course?

• If you are not studying A level maths
• You are studying a course with mathematical content
• You enjoy problem solving
• You want to acquire skills and knowledge that will be of particular use in higher education, espe- cially if you intend to study a Social Science

Potential careers:

• Business
• Economics
• Construction
• Accountancy
• Education
• Social Services

Assessment

• 2 x 11⁄2 hour exams at the end of Year 13.

Course content

You may study some/all of the following: • Introduction to spreadsheets
• Data Analysis
• Financial Maths

• Representing Data
• Critical Path Analysis
• Interest Rates
• Cost Benefits
• Area, Perimeter and Volume

Staff contact:

Mr A Tompkins, Mr C Roberts or Mr T Riley