A-level Maths provides students with a thorough grounding in the mathematical tools and techniques often needed in the workplace.The logic and reasoning skills developed by studying A-level Maths make sure the qualification is widely respected even in non-mathematical arenas.
The course is made up of six units – three at AS and three at A2. All units are available in the November, January and June series.There are four core (C12 and C34) units which make up two-thirds of the qualification and provide the techniques in Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry and Calculus that form the fundamental building blocks of the subject.
Mathematical applications make up the remaining third of the qualification and there are various options to suit the needs of individual students.
The applications fall into three strands:
- decision – networks, algorithms, sorting
- mechanics – forces, energy, motion
- statistics – probability, data handling, testing hypotheses.
Students can focus on one strand or study a mixture of any two. To find out the full outline of the course us the click here
Beneath is a brief outline of the course and the benefits of studying it: