Further Mathematics KS5

Studying Further Mathematics will enable you to distinguish yourself as an able mathematician in your application for university and future employment. Students who take Further Mathematics are really demonstrating a strong commitment to their studies, as well as learning about subject matter that is useful for any mathematically rich degree.

Study of Mathematics at UTC Leeds is very much related to real world-of-work scenarios so it is easy to understand why it is relevant and where it fits. 

What qualification will you gain?

Pearson Edexcel AS/A Level in Further Mathematics

What does the course cover?

For A Level, you will study core topics as follows:

  • Proof, Complex numbers, Matrices, Further algebra and functions, Further calculus, Further vectors, Polar coordinates, Hyperbolic functions and Differential equations

Then a choice of two options covering:

  • Statistics, Mechanics, Decision Maths or Further Pure Mathematics

How will you be assessed?

Assessment is through exams.  The A Level course is assessed through four 1.5 hour exams each worth 25% of the overall marks.

What can you go on to do?

Mathematics will equip you for a wide range of study options at university as well as for higher apprenticeships.

For further information on joining UTC Leeds in Year 12 and what combination of A Level and Technical qualifications would best suit your interests, please contact us.