Further Mathematics

If you’re considering a career in mathematics or have a passion for the subject then this could be the course for you.

Who is it for?

Very able mathematicians with a desire to extend their mathematics beyond the scope of the A Level course.

Entry Requirements

In addition to the general entrance requirements, the department requires at least grade 7 at GCSE mathematics.

Course content

  • A variety of challenging topics including:
  • Complex numbers
  • The Structure of Mathematics
  • Matrices
  • Differential equations
  • Discrete mathematics
  • And many applied units

Weekly commitment

Approximately five hours classwork, plus a minimum of five hours homework.

Assessment

Three modules will be taken in June of both Year 12 and Year 13.

Additional Costs

It will be very helpful, for some modules, to own a graphic calculator. 

Career Prospects

Mathematics at this level is highly recommended for courses in higher education in the field of mathematics.  It is also supportive of physical sciences.

For further information, contact:

Head of Mathematics