Mathematics - Further Mathematics

What does the course involve?
This course runs alongside the mathematics course for those students with a flair for and interest in mathematics. The course pattern is the similar to that for mathematics, but the applied content may be broader.

How will you learn?

  • Recall, select and use your knowledge of mathematical facts, concepts and techniques in a variety of contexts.
  • Construct rigorous mathematical arguments and proofs through use of precise statements and logical deduction.
  • Develop extended arguments for handling substantial problems.
  • Apply your knowledge of standard mathematical models to represent situations in the real world.
  • Comprehend translations of common realistic contexts into mathematics.
  • Use contemporary technology accurately and efficiently.
  • Understand when not to use such technology, and its limitations.

What exams and coursework are involved?
Further details will be available on the school website.

What are the entry requirements?
Studying A Level Mathematics and 7 in GCSE Maths.

What could you do after completing the course?
It is particularly beneficial, and essential at some universities, to students who intend to study mathematics, physics or engineering degree courses.


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