Finance/Economics, Teaching, Computing, Chartered Accountants, Medical Statistics, Cryptography internet, credit cards, Structural Engineers, Space Research. In fact, at some level, nearly every profession needs mathematicians.
A-Level Further Maths will make the transition to a mathematics-related university course easier. If you are considering a degree in mathematics, physics, engineering or computing at a highly competitive university you are strongly advised to study further mathematics.
A Level Further Maths Exam Board: Edexcel
A-Level Further Mathematics is an excellent foundation for both further study and employment. It opens doors to a variety of exciting careers.
Key Topics on Course
Further Maths: comprises 2 compulsory units: Core Pure Mathematics 1 & 2
Pupils have a choice of picking 1 combination out of the following:
FS1 + FD1
FP1 + FP2
FS1 + FM1
FS1 + FS2
FS1 + FP1
FD1 + FD2
FD1 + FM1
FM1 + FM2
A-Level Further Maths comprises 4 exams and must be taken in addition to A Level Mathematics. Most students would expect to study CP1 + CP2 along with 1 for each component of the combination above, although this obviously depends on modules taken at AS. Not all units are available in every academic year and we may vary the range of units available.
Method of Assessment
All units are assessed by examinations.
Qualifications on Offer
A2 Further Mathematics.
Links to Other Courses
Economics, Geography, Business Studies, Physics, Chemistry etc.
Grade 7 and above in Maths GCSE