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Course Details

Mathematics AS and A2

Locations and Attendance

Full Time - To be arranged

This subject is part of the full time A level Programme. To apply for this subject you need to apply for the A Level or Combined Programme A Level Programme - You will need to choose 3 or 4 AS Levels to study the A Level Programme Combined Programme - You will need to choose 1 or 2 AS Levels combined with a vocational option. Vocational options include: Applied Science, IT, Business, Criminology, Law, Sports and Exercise Sciences, or Health and Social Care.

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Course Duration : 03/09/2018 to 28/06/2019
Course Code : GEF316NL

Please Note - These fees are for the 2018/19 Academic Year and are subject to change annually. Fees are payable for each year of study. Days, Times and Fees for Part Time and HE courses are subject to change. HE Tuition Fees will be confirmed April 2018.

Course Outline

The course is designed to deepen your understanding and promote confidence in your use of mathematics. Progression through the course will enable you to develop your abilities to reason logically using mathematical proof.

Entry requirements

You will require 5 GCSEs at Grades A*- C including a grade B or above in Mathematics at higher tier.

You will be invited to attend an interview, and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy, to establish any support required.

What will I study?

The AS Modules are Unit 1 (Pure) and Unit 2 (Statistics and Mechanics)

Surds, Algebra, Coordinate Geometry, Differentiation and Functions. Integration, Sequences and Series, Trigonometry, Exponentials and Logarithms, Equations of Circles, Arcs/Sectors/Segments, Integration, Trapezium Rule, Forces and Motion, vectors, probability, sampling and discrete distributions.

At A2 you will study Unit 3 (Pure) and Unit 4 (Statistics and Mechanics).These modules will cover:

Differentiation, Integration, Trigonometry and Functions, Iterative Methods, Simpson’s Rule, Binomial Series, Volume of Revolution, Vectors and Differential Equations, Forces and Motion, friction, momentum and moments, normal distribution, hypothesis tests.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by 100% examination.

Career Opportunities and Progression

On successful completion of this course many learners apply to and are offered places at university finding that Maths is useful for many degree courses, especially science, engineering, business and economics.

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