Further Maths A Level
About the course
If you have a real flair mathematics and a love of algebra and problem solving, this intensive two-year course is just for you. It goes far beyond the standard A Level curriculum and is an ideal preparation for a Maths-based university degree.
• Five GCSEs at grades 9-4/A*-C, including grade 4/C in English Language
• Grade 8 or above in GCSE Mathematics
• If you have GCSE Maths at grades 6-7 you will need to pass a Maths test before enrolling
• This subject must be taken in combination with Maths A Level
• Equivalent overseas qualifications will be considered.
• IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in each skill) or equivalent.
Further Maths builds on the knowledge developed in A-level mathematics and concentrates on expanding the pure and abstract parts of the course. 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.
Assessment is by examination at the end of the 2 year course. There will be two exams on the core aspects of the course and two exams on further pure mathematics.
Further Maths is a highly regarded A-level course that can lead to a variety of jobs in disparate fields such as Aerospace engineering, Finance or Software design and it is an ideal course for students wishing to study Maths, Physics or Engineering at university.
There is a positive atmosphere at Candi which really helps you learn
Subjects: A Levels in Chemistry, Maths, Further Maths, Physics
Destination: Chemistry at UCL
He said: “I am going to study Chemistry at UCL as I found studying it and the coursework at City and Islington College very interesting.
"The teachers at the College have been fantastic as I struggled in my first year, but they really helped me to turn it around and have helped me achieve what I have. There is a positive atmosphere at Candi which really helps you learn and enjoy yourself."
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A Level entry requirements
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