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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

You will be studying Pure Mathematics, which includes algebra and functions, equations and inequalities, curve sketching, coordinate geometry, proof, calculus, exponential and logarithms, trigonometry and sine and cosine rules. You will also be studying Applied Mathematics which consists of Statistics and Mechanics. Statistics includes statistical representation and summary of data, probability, correlation and regression; and Mechanics consists 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 Mathematics students go on to university followed by a related career, however some choose to go directly into industry or enter university later. This course can lead you into a range of careers including business, sciences, social sciences and medicine.     

How will I learn?

You will experience a variety of teaching methods and styles. ​There are opportunities to take trips to explore how mathematics 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 5 – 9. In particular Grade 6-9 in GCSE Mathematics.

Expected prior knowledge

You should have a good understanding of all GCSE Mathematics topics.

English level

GCSE Grade 4 or above

Mathematics level

GCSE Grade 6 or above

Equipment and other costs

Specific to this course you will be expected to buy textbooks, and have materials to make calculations (eg a scientific calculator suitable for A level Mathematics)   

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 2017 to July 2018) 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.