As well as building on algebra and calculus introduced in A-level Mathematics, the A-level Further Mathematics core content introduces complex numbers and matrices, fundamental mathematical ideas with wide applications in Mathematics, Engineering, Physical Sciences and Computing.
It is a pre-requisite to study A-level Further Maths that you are studying A-level Maths. In addition to this you must also have a grade 8 or 9 in GCSE Maths.
Nearly all of our A Level Further Maths students go on to university to study Maths or to study a Maths-related degree subject, such as Physics, Engineering or Computer Science. Further Maths is often listed as a preferred or essential A Level subject by top universities for entry onto these degree courses.
Edexcel A-level Further Mathematics. This is a level 3 qualification.
Assessment is based on four papers which carry an equal weighting. Each paper will have a duration of 1 hour 30 minutes.
Paper 1 and Paper 2 – These papers will be based on any of the core pure mathematics studied in the course.
Paper 3 and Paper 4 – These papers bring an element of choice and will be taken from further pure, further statistics, further mechanics or decision maths.
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