What do I need?
5 GCSEs at grade C/5 or above, including English Language and a minimum of a 7 in Mathematics. Student must also be taking A Level Mathematics in order to study Further Mathematics.
Why Study A Level Further Mathematics?
Students taking Further Mathematics overwhelmingly find it to be an enjoyable, rewarding, stimulating and empowering experience. For someone who enjoys maths, it provides a challenge and a chance to explore new and/or more sophisticated mathematical concepts. The course enables students to distinguish themselves as able mathematicians in the university and employment market, and makes the transition to a mathematics-rich university course easier.
What will I study?
The Further Mathematics course includes the following topics:
- Complex numbers
- Hyperbolic functions
- Series and sequences
- Differential equations
- Cartesian equations.
Where can the subject lead?
Taking Further Mathematics at A Level can lead to degree courses where there is a high mathematical content such as Mathematics, Science subjects, Engineering and Financial qualifications. Students who take Further Mathematics progress to a range of careers including Actuarial work, Engineering, Statistical work and many forms of Research.