Did You Know?
Taking A level Further Maths can add an average of £9,000 to your annual salary.
Two Year Course
What do I need to study this course?
You will need GCSE Maths at grade 7 or above as part of a strong GCSE profile and a graphical calculator which can be purchased from the College.
What will I study?
This course is ideal for those who are particularly interested in mathematics, are highly competent with algebraic manipulation and are considering Mathematics, Engineering, Physics or Actuarial Science degrees. You will study topics in further pure mathematics and the applied areas of mechanics and discrete mathematics. Students will sit the AS examination at the end of one year and then the full A-level exam at the end of two years.
A number of A-level Further Maths students go on to study a mathematical course at university such as Maths, Engineering, Computer Science, Economics and Physics. Some prestigious universities require students to have studied A-level Further Maths to be accepted on to the courses mentioned.