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A Level Further Mathematics

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics
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What will you be working towards?

Code MAF/3AL/20
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

For those with a passion for Mathematics who want to explore the content beyond the A Level, the Further Mathematics course is the perfect way to develop your knowledge. Studying this challenging subject will take your understanding of disciplines such as algebra and geometry to the next level, supporting you to progress to a variety of STEM based degrees and careers. You can opt to study this qualification as both a full A Level and as an AS Level (fourth option only). 

Details

Students studying this subject will explore new and ever more sophisticated concepts. Topics will include:

• Algorithms and computational maths
• Algebraic proof
• Complex numbers
• Matrices
• Summation of series
• Vector geometry
• Differential equations

Further Mathematics focuses on providing you with a deeper understanding of Maths and the course is designed to extend and challenge gifted Mathematicians. Under the expert tuition of our outstanding teachers, you will further develop your knowledge of Algebra, use techniques to optimise flow through a network, and learn how to write functions as infinitely long sums- all of which are crucial scientific concepts.

Group work and one-to-one support will help you to explore the exciting concepts within the course, helping you to take your mathematical aptitude to a higher level. Enriching experiences such as the annual ‘Maths Inspo’ conference will motivate and inspire you, helping to develop your logical, numerical and critical thinking skills .

How will it be delivered?

100% examination.

Entry requirements

Grade 7 in GCSE Maths. General entry criteria will also apply, this is available on our website.

Your next steps...

Naturally, most students studying the subject will progress to university to study subjects such as Mathematics or Physics. However an A Level in Further Mathematics supports progression to a range of undergraduate degree programmes including Engineering and Computer Science.

There are a range of careers open to students studying the subject, including Aeronautical Engineering, Medicine, and Actuarial Science. The opportunity to study the subject as an AS Level can support your progression to a Russell Group University and competitive degree courses.

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