## A Level Maths

EXAMINATION BOARD
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AIMS OF THE COURSE
Mathematics is the study of concepts and patterns. It is the ability to solve problems, and to think logically and creatively. During A Level Mathematics, you will continue to develop your understanding of concepts in higher GCSE Mathematics, but you will also start to learn about whole new mathematical concepts. You will also learn to apply your skills to solve much more complex problems. If you love problem solving, then Mathematics A Level is for you!

STRUCTURE AND CONTENT
AS LEVEL
There are three modules for AS Mathematics, all are equally weighted and marked out of 100. There is no coursework in AS Mathematics.
Core 1 – Quadratic equations, coordinate geometry and graphs, differentiation, indices and surds, and polynomials.
Core 2 – Logarithms, trigonometry, integration, sequences and series, and polynomials.
Statistics 1 – Averages, spread, correlation, probability, and binomial and geometric distributions.

A2 LEVEL
There are three modules for A2 Mathematics; all are equally weighted and marked out of 100. There is no coursework in A2 Mathematics. AS and A2 Mathematics combined lead to a full A Level.
Core 3 – Trigonometry, differentiation and integration, algebra and functions.
Core 4 – Differentiation and integration, vectors, algebraic expansion, and differential equations.
Decision 1 – Algorithms, graph theory, network problems, and linear programming.

ASSESSMENT
Each module is assessed by a 90 minute exam marked out of 100. There is no coursework in AS and A2 Mathematics.

WHERE CAN I GO AFTER COMPLETING THIS COURSE?
Mathematics A Level is a highly admired and sort after A Level by universities and employers. It is useful for many professions and courses which require problem solving, logical thinking and
creativity.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
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### Structure and Content (AS)

• Core 1 – Quadratic equations, coordinate geometry and graphs, differentiation, indices and surds, and polynomials.
• Core 2 – Logarithms, trigonometry, integration, sequences and series, and polynomials.
• Statistics 1 – Averages, spread, correlation, probability, and binomial and geometric distributions.

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