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Mathematics – A Level

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About the course

The language of the universe, mathematics offers progression into limitless fields. The course includes algebra, calculus, geometry, statistics and mechanics, giving you an insight into the way the world works, analysis techniques and ways of developing your problem-solving skills. At the end of the second year, students will be assessed by three external examinations: pure and mechanics, pure and statistics, and finally pure and comprehension, which involves the students answering questions about a mathematical article.

Topics and units

Units:
– Core Maths
– Statistics
– Mechanics

Work placement opportunities:
Capgemini, Fujitsu, NFU Shropshire

Careers and progression

Progressing to: University studies with maths as single or joint/combined degree, foundation degree, or vocational courses – the choice is vast
Aspirational careers: Finance director, investment analyst, statistician, chief economist, data scientist, software developer

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade 9-4 including English and maths. Must have at least grade 6 in mathematics, with an average GCSE point score of 5.5 or better. If your average GCSE point score is less than 5.5, you must have an 8/9 in GCSE mathematics

What to do next

If you are interested in applying for this course, please click ‘apply now‘ on this page or at the top of any page, and create an website account or sign in an account you have already created and complete the application form. 

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Type

Full Time

Duration

2 Year

Campus

Haybridge Road, Telford

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Upcoming events

Open event
19 June 2024
5.00pm — 7.30pm
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Taster Event – Step into Health and Social Care for Care Leavers
24 June 2024
10.00am — 12.00pm
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Taster Event – HND Healthcare Professions’ Support
25 June 2024
6.00pm — 8.00pm
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