Further Mathematics A Level
This course is designed to develop and extend your mathematical knowledge and skills. These include the skill of working with mathematical information, as well as the ability to think logically and independently, consider accuracy, model situations mathematically, analyse results and reflect on findings. You can study it alongside or after taking A Level Mathematics.
Modules / Topics
Core Pure Mathematics
Proof, Complex Numbers, Matrices, Further Algebra & Functions, Further Calculus, Further Vectors, Polar Coordinates, Hyperbolic Functions, Differential Equations
Momentum and Impulse, Work, Energy and Power, Elastic Strings and Springs, Elastic Energy, Elastic Collisions in one and two dimensions
Algorithms and Graph Theory, Algorithms on Graphs and Networks, critical Path Analysis, linear Programming
Paper 1: Core Pure Mathematics 1 (25%) 1hr 30 mins
Paper 2: Core Pure Mathematics 2 (25%) 1hr 30 mins
Paper 3: Further Mechanics (25%) 1hr 30 mins
Paper 4: Decision Mathematics (25%) 1hr 30 mins
Studying A level Further Mathematics provides a foundation for further studies in any science or maths-based course, ranging from Computer Science, Medical Sciences, and Psychology to Statistics, Management and Actuarial Science.