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Core Maths AS

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Course Duration

AS Level is a two year course.

Entry Requirements

GCSEs at grade A*-C/9-5 including Grade C/4 or above in English Language and Grade C/4 or above in Maths.

Assessment of AS Level

Assessment at AS Level is by exam at the end of two years.

Course Overview

This course is designed for students who have had success in GCSE Maths and wish to develop their mathematical knowledge further or give support to other A Level courses, without committing to a full A level in Maths. Core Maths offers students the opportunity to build their knowledge to higher level, with a focus on the use and application of mathematics and statistics. A wide variety of teaching methods are used including the use of interactive whiteboards and formal teaching. It helps to develop students’ mathematical skills and thinking and supports courses such as A level Psychology, Sciences and Business. Topics covered in the course include Analysis of Data, Maths for Personal Finance and Estimation. The course also covers some Statistics topics including probability, correlation and regression and the normal distribution.

Career Progression

This is a useful qualification to demonstrate Mathematical knowledge at Level 3 and would support careers in business, accounting, computing, science, technology, teaching etc.

Further Information

All Maths students participate in a variety of enrichment activities. For example, each year a large number of students take part in the UKMT Senior Mathematics Challenge and there are opportunities for students to participate in Maths orientated workshops and taster sessions at local universities.