Subject : Further Mathematics
Awarding body: Edexcel:
Specification AS (8372) / (A29372)
Course content and examination requirements:
This course is only available in Year 13
AS Level Course content:
You will study the compulsory FP1 pure mathematics unit plus two further units.*
The FP1 pure mathematics unit extends you're a level knowledge and introduces topics such as complex number theory, matrices and proof.
A2 Level Course content:
You will study the compulsory FP2 pure mathematics unit plus two further units.*
The FP2 further maths unit will extend you knowledge of calculus, complex numbers and vectors.
- These units are chosen to best suit the needs of the students.
Relevance to further studies and careers:
Further Mathematics is not an essential requirement to study Mathematics at university but it would be extremely useful and we recommend that students who want to study for a degree in Mathematics should be doing Further Mathematics. Anyone who is considering a degree in a mathematically related subject such as Physics, Engineering etc would also benefit from studying Further Maths.
Teaching staff / further information:
Please contact Mrs M Collett (Head of Mathematics).
All members of the department are involved in the teaching of Mathematics A level.
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