• Course Information

    Do you want to explore sophisticated mathematical ideas and concepts? Do you want to enhance and develop your problem solving skills? Do you want to be thoroughly prepared for any maths related degree programme? A Level Further Mathematics is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to study Pure Mathematics, Mechanics, Statistics and Decision Mathematics which will enhance your skills and enable you to develop as an independent learner. Students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto a range of degree courses at university including Physics, Engineering, Computer Science and Economics.

    • Course Code
    • Attendance Pattern
    • Course Level
      Level 3
    • Study Mode
      Full Time
    • Course Location
      Langdale Road, Leyland
    • Age Group
      School Leavers (16-18)
    • Course Duration
      2 years
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  • Overview

    Further Maths A Level is not just for those who want to go on and study Maths at University. Anyone who enjoys Maths and thinks they might wish to study a Maths related degree at university should seriously consider the advantages of having an A Level inFurther Maths.

    You will study a wide variety of different areas of mathematics, including Pure, Mechanics and Statistics. Throughout the first year you will study the core ideas utilised in A Level Mathematics coupled with elements of Applied Mathematics. This will equip you with the mathematical foundations required to approach the second year Further Mathematics course with confidence, where you will study Further Pure and Further Applied Mathematics. At the end of the two year course you will have achieved an A Level in Mathematics and an A Level in Further Mathematics.

    Course Highlights:

    Oxbridge Programme, UK Maths Trust competitions and additional support modules.


  • Entry Requirements

    A minimum of 5x Grade 5s, including Grade 8 in Maths.

  • How will I be assessed?

    100% written examination.

  • Progression Pathway

    Mathematics is a key component of many jobs and degree courses, from Genetics and Geography to Economics, Finance, Accountancy and Computing. The Further Mathematics course will considerably develop your problem-solving skills helping you to make a smooth transition on to any degree or training programme containing mathematical elements.

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