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Mathematics

A Level |Edexcel

"Maths is challenging but rewarding. It also allows you to see the world in a new light" Brandon – Year 12
 

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Why study Mathematics?


Extra-curricular aspects of the course
Students will be given the opportunity to attend problem-solving events at the local university.
Entry Requirements
A Grade 7 is expected in GCSE Mathematics for students considering A Level Mathematics.
Higher Education and Careers
An A Level in Mathematics is highly regarded by the majority of employers and universities, because of the demands it makes and the skills it develops. A Level Mathematics is an entry requirement for the following Degree courses: Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, Accounting and Engineering. It is also extremely helpful for modules in numerous other Degree courses such as Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Business Studies, psychology, Sociology and Sport Science.
A Level and further qualifications in Mathematics opens a wide range of employment opportunities. The types of careers that follow on from study in Mathematics are some of the most interesting and well paid. Occupations in the following fields are typical of those who have studied A Level Mathematics: Finance: Actuarial work, Accounting, investment Banking, Computing: Games Design, Internet Security, Telecommunications, Engineering: Aircraft Modelling, Acoustics, Fluid Flows, Quantity Surveyor, Teaching/Lecturing, Statistics: Medical Statistics, Government Research, Market Research, Business: Logistics, Project Management, Business Consultancy.
Equipment required for the course
Casio Classwiz fx-991EX
 

Assessment
The assessment is entirely exam based.
A Level Mathematics is a linear course assessed at the end of Year 13
The assessment will consist of three papers which are equally weighted.

A-level Paper 1 Paper 2 Paper 3
Time 2 Hours 2 Hours 2 Hours
Marks 100 100 100 (2 sections of 50 Marks)
Content Proof, Algebra and functions,
Coordinate geometry, Sequences
and series, Trigonometry,
Exponentials and logarithms,
Differentiation, Integration,
Numerical Methods
 
Proof, Algebra and functions,
Coordinate geometry, Sequences
and series, Trigonometry,
Exponentials and logarithms,
Differentiation, Integration,
Numerical Methods
 
Statistical sampling, Data
presentation and
interpretation, Probability,
Statistical distributions,
Statistical hypothesis
Testing, Vectors, Quantities and units in mechanics,
Kinematics, Forces and
Newton's law, Moments

For more information on this course please email 

 Mr R Parke
mrparke@bthcc.org.uk