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A-Level Maths

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  • Fee
    16-18 Free  /  19+ £2,172 per year*
  • Duration of course 72 Weeks (Over 2 years)
  • Course type Full-time
  • This course is suitable for 16-18; Adults

To apply for A Levels

Please choose an initial A Level you would like to apply for, then follow the on screen instructions on the online application form.  Add the names of the additional A Levels you would like to study into your personal statement, indicating why you have selected those options.



Course content

In the first year you will study the following units: Core Mathematics C1, Core Mathematics C2 and Statistics S1. C1 & C2 consist of Pure Mathematics involving algebra and functions, equations and inequalities, curve sketching, coordinate geometry, series, calculus, exponential and logarithms, trigonometry and sine and cosine rules.S1 consists of Mathematical models in probability and statistical representation and summary of data, probability, correlation and regression, discrete random variables and the normal distribution. In the second year you will study further Pure Mathematics modules, C3 & C4 and the Mechanics module M1 consisting of the study of forces and motion of bodies.

What have students who have taken this course in the past progressed to?

Most A Level students go on to enjoy a university followed by a related career, however many choose to go directly into industry or enter university later. With the right combination of subjects, this course will lead you into a career into sciences and medicine.     

How will I learn?

You will experience a variety of teaching methods and styles and there are opportunities to take trips to explore how maths has been applied in the world.

How will I be assessed?

You will have three theoretical written examinations at the end of the course.  The exam will be under timed conditions.  

How much time should I be expected to spend on assignments, projects, field trips etc.?

You will be expected to spend around 5 hours per week outside lesson time to complete set work

Which awarding body is the course validation by?

EDEXCEL

What qualifications or skills do I need to show I have before I can enrol?

You should possess at least 6 GCSEs grades A* to C. In particular Grade B in GCSE Maths plus either BB in Core/Additional Science or Grade B in GCSE Physics

Expected prior knowledge

You should have a sound scientific background at GCSE level

English level

GCSE Grade C or above

Mathematics level

GCSE Grade B or above

Equipment and other costs

Specific to this course you will be expected to buy a textbook, and have materials to make calculations (eg scientific calculator)   

For further information please call 020 7258 2721, email customer.services@cwc.ac.uk or come to one of our Open Days.


* Fee information

Fees shown are set against the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change when Government funding changes are announced.

All our full time further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are free if you are 16-18 years old and meet UK residency requirements. Depending on your circumstances, you may also be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as free school meals and travel.

If you are  enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and aged 19 or over, you may be required to pay fees depending on your residency status, educational background and personal circumstances.