16-18 Courses, 16-18: A Levels

Further Mathematics (A Level)

Course Overview

Course information:

Pure Mathematics which makes up two thirds of the course involves algebra, geometry, trigonometry, graphs, sequences and calculus. Mechanics deal with motion and forces and links well with Physics. Statistics includes analysis of data and probability, including evaluating claims based on data. Discrete Maths includes mathematical study of networks and optimisation, and combines well with Computing, Business Studies and Economics.

You can expect to:

  • Widen and deepen your understanding of mathematical concepts
  • Learn and apply a wide range of mathematical techniques
  • Study applications of mathematics to Mechanics, Statistics and Discrete Maths
  • Use and interpret Mathematics in modelling situations based on the real world

The Mathematics we study is intrinsically fascinating, but also lays the foundations for further study. This course is often taken alongside the Sciences, Computing and Economics, but students on Further Maths study a wide variety of other subjects, such as Psychology, Music, Media Studies, English, German and History - in fact most courses go well with this subject.

  • Entry requirements

    GCSE Average Points Score: 5.1, Grade 5 English Language GCSE, Grade 8 Maths GCSE, Must be taken with Maths
  • How you are assessed

    100% Exam
  • Why study at NCC?

    Further Mathematics is studied alongside A Level Maths, which results in achieving two A Levels. Skill in algebra is fundamental to success in this course. Two thirds of the course is Pure Mathematics, and the rest includes areas of Applied Maths: Mechanics, Statistics and Discrete Maths. The course demands a strong overall GCSE profile. Further Maths is ideal for excellent and enthusiastic Maths students considering studying mathematical and scientific courses at university.

Select your campus option to apply

Dates Schedule Max. fee if paid
Start: 02/09/2024
End: 29/05/2026
Mon to Fri (09:55 - 16:30)

What Can This Course Lead To

Progress to university, further study or employment.

Double Maths is one of the most highly valued qualifications and is excellent preparation for any degree courses in Maths or related subjects, such as Economics, Statistics, Engineering and Physics. It is also well-respected by employers, with its emphasis on clarity, structure of mathematical thought and attention to detail. This qualification will boost your earning power. Many of the top jobs require maths, from game design to architecture, from accountancy to intelligence.

Life At NCC

Discover what life is like at the largest college in East London today!

Facilities for Students

At New City College we have a range of world-class facilities across our campuses.

Financial Support

There are several ways we can help you cover the cost of your studies.

You may also be interested in