Mathematics

Why should I study this subject?
Mathematics is a stimulating and challenging subject which is highly regarded at A-Level. Both employers and universities are keen to take you if you have successfully completed this course. A-Level Mathematics builds from 9-1 GCSE Mathematics and introduces calculus and its applications. The course includes Pure Mathematics, Mechanics and Statistics.
Students are encouraged to understand mathematics and mathematical processes in a way that promotes confidence, fosters enjoyment and provides a strong foundation for progress to further study. There are three overall themes throughout the course, proof, problem solving and modelling.

What will I study ?
The course will include:
• Algebra
• Functions
• Coordinate Geometry
• Sequences and series
• Trigonometry
• Exponentials and logarithms
• Numerical methods
• Calculus
• Statistics & probability
• Vectors
• Mechanics, including kinematics, forces, moments and Newton’s laws of motion

What are the entry requirements?
Please refer to our Course Specific Entry Requirements table here