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Further Mathematics

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What do I need to study this course?

You will need GCSE Maths grade 7 as part of a strong GCSE profile.

What will I study?

This 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.

What next?

A number of A level Further Maths students go on to study a mathematical course at university. These courses can include Maths, Engineering, Computing, Economics and Physics. Some prestigious universities require students to have studied A Level Further Maths to be accepted on to the courses mentioned and all universities would consider it highly desirable.

Did you know?

A pizza that has radius “z” and height “a” has volume Pi x z x z x a.