Grade 8 in GCSE Mathematics and
Grade 4 in GCSE English Language or GCSE English Literature
Students who achieve at Grade 8 or 9 at GCSE Mathematics or achieved a Grade 7+ in GCSE Additional Mathematics should really be considering this course. Students must have already chosen or currently studying Level 3 Mathematics as it leads to developing, extending and furthering their understanding beyond the standard A Level Mathematics. As well as learning new areas of Pure Mathematics, students will study further applications of Mechanics, Statistics and /or Decision.
This is a challenging course but enjoyable for those students who love Mathematics.
Duration: 1 year AS or 2 years A Level
Exam Board: Edexcel
Year 1: Core Pure Mathematics
Further Mathematics Option*
Year 2 : Core Pure Mathematics 1
Core Pure Mathematics 2
Further Mathematics Option 1*
Further Mathematics Option 2*
*The option modules can be selected to best suit the skills and interests of the student
AS Level in year 1
A Level in year 2 - In order to progress onto the 2nd year students must achieve a grade D at AS Level.
Although not essential, Further Mathematics is desirable if applying for degrees such as Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Engineering, Physics and Economics. Further Mathematics is universally recognised by employers and universities as a advanced and challenging course.
Students study Further Mathematics alongside A Level Mathematics