Further Mathematics

Course Duration: 2 years Course Level: A Level
F Maths b -

Why study Further Mathematics?

  • I am keen on Maths and wish to broaden my knowledge beyond A Level
  • It is very highly regarded for entry into most careers and higher education
  • It is a requirement for some universities if you are considering a degree in Mathematics
  • It is recommended if you are considering a higher education course or a career in fields related to Engineering or Sciences.

What does the course consist of?

  • Further Mathematics gives you the opportunity to study Pure Maths, Mechanics and Statistics in more depth and also allows the option to study Decision Maths
  • Some topics are new and abstract, for example complex numbers, while others deepen knowledge gained on A Level Mathematics in topics such as Vectors and Differential Equations
  • In the new specification only Further Maths students will have the options to study Decision Maths.

How is this course assessed?

  • By examination.

What might this course lead on to?

  • Higher education to study Mathematics or any subject with a high maths content such as Accountancy, Chemistry, Engineering, Finance, Physics, Psychology, Statistics etc.
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