North Bristol Post 16 Centre

North Bristol Post 16 Centre

North Bristol Post 16 Centre

Cotham and Redland Green Learning Communities

Further Mathematics


Awarding Body

OCR

http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/beta/as-a-level-gce-further-mathematics-a-h235-h245-from-2017

A level

 100% Examination

Minimum requirement for entry onto the course

NBP16C level 3 entry requirements, including a GCSE Grade 8 in mathematics. You must also choose A level mathematics in order to take this subject


Why should I follow this course?

This course broadens the range of mathematical studies and provides greater depth. It is excellent preparation if you are interested in studying a degree with a high mathematical content or if you are simply wishing to further develop your capability in mathematics.

What will you learn?

You will develop skills in pure mathematics as well as statistics and mechanics.

Within the pure components, topics will include indices and surds, polynomials, coordinate geometry and graphs, trigonometry, sequences and series, algebra, differentiation and integration, numerical methods, differential equations and vectors. 

What learning and teaching methods will be used?

You will be taught using a variety of teaching methods including lectures, group work and independent study. Consolidation through practice will be an important feature.

What can I do with my qualification?

Mathematics A level, with either AS level or A level Further Mathematics demonstrates a breadth of understanding that lends itself to further study. You will find yourself in an excellent position to study degree courses with a high mathematical content, such as engineering, mathematics, science, statistics and computing. 

What minimum qualifications will I need?

NBP16C level 3 entry requirements, including a GCSE Grade 8 in mathematics. You must also choose A level mathematics in order to take this subject 

Examination Board:

OCR