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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 1½ 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 or Mr A Wiggins