A Level Further Mathematics

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What will you be working towards?

Code FMAT
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Not Set
Course type Full Time

Overview

The aims and objectives of this qualification are to enable students to:

  • Understand mathematics and mathematical processes in a way that promotes confidence, fosters enjoyment and provides a strong foundation for progress to further study;

The qualification is divided 50% Core Pure Maths, 25% Further Statistics and 25% Decision Maths.

Details

AS Core Pure Mathematics

Proof, Complex Numbers, Matrices, Further Algebra & Functions, Further Calculus and Further Vectors.

AS Further Statistics and Decision Maths

Discrete Probability Distributions, Poisson & Binomial Distributions, Chi Squared Tests, Algorithms & Graph Theory, Algorithms on Graphs, Critical Path Analysis and Linear Programming.

A Level Core Pure Mathematics

All the same topics as in AS Core Pure are studied in greater depth with additional study of Polar Coordinates, Hyperbolic Functions and Differential Equations.

A Level Further Statistics and Decision Maths

All the same topics as in AS are studied in greater depth with additional study of Geometric & Negative Binomial Distributions, Hypothesis Testing, Central Limit Theorem and probability Generating Functions.

How will it be delivered?

AS: one 1 hour 40 minutes written Core Pure Maths exam out of 80 marks contributing 50%

A Level: two 1 hour 30 mins written Core Pure Maths exams, each out of 75 marks and each contributing 25% plus two 1 hour 30 mins written Applied Maths exams out of 75 marks also contributing 25% each.

Entry requirements

Any student that has gained a grade 6 or better in GCSE Mathematics is eligible to start the Sixth Form course. Students must also be studying A Level Mathematics.

Your next steps...

Students can progress from this qualification to:

  • A range of different, relevant academics or vocational higher education qualifications;
  • Employment in a relevant sector;
  • Further training