Course Summary:

The Mathematics A Level covers three areas of study – pure, mechanics and statistics. All three are compulsory for all students. Pure Mathematics continues from GCSE – algebra, geometry and trigonometry are all covered along with a new topic: calculus. Statistics covers sampling, probability and hypothesis testing. Mechanics covers motion with constant acceleration, the application of forces and friction. You will be taught by experienced tutors, who will guide you through the course employing a range of teaching and learning techniques.

Higher Education Destinations:

  • University of Bradford – Pharmacy
  • University of Leeds – Civil and Structural Engineering
  • University of Manchester – Mathematics
  • MMU – Accounting and Finance
  • University of Sheffield – History and Politics

Career destinations:

Mathematics can lead to a wide variety of HE courses and careers, such as Engineering, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Accountancy, Architecture and Actuarial Science. Former students are currently studying a broad range of courses, including Mathematics, Financial Mathematics and Astrophysics and Mathematics.

Entry Requirements:

A minimum grade 6 in GCSE Maths is essential.

Assessment Method:

Year 1 and Year 2 100% exam

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