A-Level Mathematics offers students with a good understanding of Maths the chance to study it at a higher level. Mathematics is an excellent addition to a course of study for people looking for careers in science, accountancy, finance, operational research, engineering, medicine and education.
You will complete the AS Level in the first year and the A-Level in the second to form a full A-Level. In both years you will be studying topics including but not limited to the following:
- Calculus (differentiation and integration, applications)
- Algebra, trigonometry and the use of exponentials and logarithms in modelling
- Forces, vectors and dynamics
- Statistical models, handling large data sets and probability calculations.
Skills gained include:
- An understanding of the mathematics that underpin many aspects of our lives
- The ability to apply a range of mathematical skills to different situations
- Acute logical thinking and problem-solving abilities
- The ability to process, interpret and analyse information
5 GCSEs at Grade 5 or above which must include English Language
GCSE Maths at Grade 7
After Your Course
Throughout the AS and A-Level Mathematics programme, students are encouraged to think logically and analytically. These fundamental maths skills are useful across all kinds of disciplines and careers.
A-Level Mathematics is a good choice for students considering higher education in any science or maths-based course, ranging from Biochemical Sciences, Natural Sciences, Engineering, Medical Science and Psychology to Philosophy, Economics, Accountancy, Management and Actuarial Science.
Career opportunities for students who study A-Level Mathematics include: industry, accountancy, finance, economics, healthcare, medicine, veterinary science and engineering.
Course fees are per year for full-time & degree-level courses, and per course for part-time ones. The current full-time & degree-level fee information is related to the 2019/20 academic year and is subject to change before the start of the course. Fees for 2020/21 will be updated in the Spring Term. There may also be additional costs associated with the course.
This course is funded by the government and may be free if you are:
- Aged 16-18 on 31/08/19
- Aged 19-23 on an Entry Level or Level 1 course with intent to progress to a Level 2 course
- Aged 19-23 on your first full Level 2 or Level 3 course
- Aged 19-23 on your first Level 4 course (if you haven’t already got a Level 3 qualification)
- Aged 19+ on Functions Skills or GCSE English or Maths
- Unemployed and in receipt of JSA/ESA(WRAG)/Universal Credit or another eligible state benefit on an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 course
- Member of a low income household & in financial hardship on an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 course
Level 3-6 Courses for Adults
Advanced Learning Loans are available for students aged 19+ and studying an eligible Level 3/4/5 and 6 Course. If you are on an Access course, the loan will be written off if you complete a degree.
Please speak to Student Services for more information on course fees.