You will study A Level Mathematics in your first year and then study A Level Further Mathematics in your second year. As well as allowing you to study Mathematics in more depth, Further Mathematics gives you a much broader mathematical background ensuring you are highly employable in all mathematical fields.
In Pure you will extend your knowledge of topics such as algebra and calculus. You will also learn new concepts such as complex numbers, matrices and polar coordinates. Alongside Pure you will also be introduced to decision maths and delve further into mechanics or statistics.
A number of specifications will be changing and prospectus entries are based on information we have to date. This means that course content may be subject to change.
Four 1.5 hour examinations at the end of the second year.
Further Mathematics students are particularly well prepared for degree level courses in mathematics, engineering, science, medicine, dentistry, computing, finance, economics and other mathematics based subjects. It could also lead to apprenticeships and careers in many areas including accountancy.