Find out more about the courses and levels offered at City and Islington College
A Level Further Maths builds on your love mathematics, algebra and problem solving, expanding beyond the standard Maths curriculum. You will learn about new and intriguing topics such as imaginary numbers, matrices, groups and number theory as well as extending your knowledge of calculus and coordinate geometry.
Topics covered can include:
You will need:
If you wish to study 4 A Levels, you will need 7 GCSEs at grade 7 or above, including two at grade 8.
All applicants must have an interview to confirm that A Levels are suitable for them.
This subject must be studied in combination with Maths.
Assessment is by examination at the end of the course. There will be two exams on the core aspects of the course and two exams on further pure mathematics.
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
A Levels are widely regarded as the standard entry qualification for top universities in the UK, and the rest of the world. Many of our students go onto study for a degree at the university of their choice, with some choosing to progress into apprenticeships or other employment.