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Further Maths A-Level

What is Further Maths A-Level?

Maths is such a vast subject with so many applications, Further Maths A-Level provides the opportunity to develop some of the concepts met in A-Level Maths as well as study a greater variety of applications. It attracts students who thoroughly enjoy the subject and are keen to extend their understanding and knowledge as it provides the chance to study some more demanding and abstract concepts.

What Will You Study?

Year 12

Pure:

  • Matrices
  • Complex Numbers
  • Algebra and Functions
  • Proof
  • Calculus
  • Vectors

Applied:

  • Algorithms
  • Graph Theory
  • Critical Path Analysis
  • Linear Programming
  • Discrete Probability Distributions
  • Hypothesis Testing

What Next?

Nearly all Further Maths students go on to study a mathematical subject at university. These subjects include Maths, Engineering, Computing, Economics and Physics. Some prestigious universities require students to have studied A Level Further Maths to be accepted on to the courses mentioned and all universities would consider it highly desirable.

Exam Board

Edexcel

Entry Requirements

At least five 5s at GCSE,  including at least a 7 in Maths (strongly advised to pick 4 subjects).
NOTE: You must be studying A Level Maths in order to study Further Maths.

Course Type

A-Level

What other subjects go well with this subject?

Maths (compulsory), Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, Economics, Chemistry and Biology.

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