Mathematics A Level

Course Overview

Why study Mathematics?

Mathematics has been studied for thousands of years, yet it is still a vital, vibrant and developing subject , it forms part of every aspect of modern life, for example in Science and Technology, Business and Commerce, it provides essential skills for dealing with the problems of the modern world and encourages the development of logical and enquiring minds

What’s on the course?

Algebra, Graphs, and Trigonometry plus a unit of Statistics which is the study of data and how to use it, based on pre-released material

Course Requirements

5 GCSEs at grades 9 - 5 plus maths grade 6 and English at grade 5

Course Skills & Benefits

There may be the opportunity for gifted students to follow a Further Mathematics programme with Manchester University.

Course Progression

What are the career opportunities?

A Level Mathematics is welcomed as a qualification for a variety of Higher Education courses. A Mathematics qualification is vital for some subjects, such as Engineering, and useful for others, such as Biochemistry.

Course Assessment

The course is assessed through a series of interlinked written exams.

Course Additional Information