Course

A Level Mathematics

Exam Board

AQA

Pass Rate

99%

Assessment

100% Examination taken at the end of the second year

Entry Requirements

For information regarding entry requirements click here

About the Course

If you enjoy Maths and feel confident with the work you have met so far at GCSE, then you should consider A-level Mathematics. It is a demanding and challenging subject but it can be an extremely rewarding one if you are prepared to put in time and effort.

Mathematics combines well with many other A-levels including Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Psychology, Geography, Economics and Business Studies. It also a useful support for many university courses particularly those in science, computing and economics.

Course Structure:

A-Level Mathematics is the study of 3 areas of mathematics:

Core 
Builds upon the techniques in Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry developed at GCSE as well as introducing new topics such as calculus, sequences and series, discriminants and logarithms.

Mechanics
Includes topics such as vectors, kinematics, forces, newton laws and moments.

Statistics
Includes topics such as sampling, data presentation and interpretation, probability, statistical distributions and hypothesis testing.