Further Mathematics extends and develops the A-Level Mathematics course and is for anyone who wants to pursue a degree course or career in Mathematics, Engineering, Physics or a related subject. Universities value this qualification very highly and you will gain a head start in your undergraduate studies.
What do you need to apply for the course?
You’ll need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C including Mathematics at grade A or above from a higher tier paper.
In addition, you will need an average GCSE points score of B (6.0) or above.
What are the key things you’ll learn?
This course covers a range of topics including:
- Matrix algebra
- Complex numbers
- Differential equations
- Further calculus
- Functions and co-ordinate systems
How you will learn
You’ll be taught through a combination of theory and active collaboration. You will get opportunities to present your own ideas and take an active part in finding elegant and interesting solutions to mathematical problems.
Where could this course take you?
A-Level Further Mathematics is an excellent qualification for continuing the study of Mathematics at university and can lead to a rewarding career in finance, engineering, economics or a wide range of other industries.