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Further Mathematics A Level

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics

What will you be working towards?

Code 1016/021
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Further Mathematics is an A level qualification which both broadens and deepens the mathematics covered in A level Mathematics. Further Mathematics is taken alongside A level Mathematics. On this course you will study the content of the new A level EDEXCEL Further Maths syllabus which consists of the study of pure mathematics content covering topics in algebra, trigonometry, and calculus and coordinate geometry, amongst others, and applications of Mathematics in Mechanics and Statistics.

How will it be delivered?

At the end of the year two for the A level Further Maths qualification you will take 4 papers, two with further pure Maths compulsory content and two with optional content, 1 hour and 30 mins being allocated for each paper.

Entry requirements

You will need at least GCSE Maths grade A/7.

Your next steps...

The skills gained from studying a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) subject at A level or degree level are in demand by employers. Graduates with STEM degrees earn on average 5% to 10% higher salaries than the mean for all graduates. These subjects are underpinned by mathematics.


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