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Mathematics, A Level
What will I do on this A Level?
On this course, you will add depth to your GCSE knowledge. Not only will you learn mathematical processes which will enable you to work in high-level industries (such as engineering, sciences, finance and computing), but you will learn how to spot and solve more complex real-life problems with confidence.
The core units of the course look at numerical calculations, algebra, trigonometry, logarithms and calculus, covering a wide range of mathematical problems which will improve your problem-solving skills. You will also study compulsory content in statistics and mechanics which will enable you to apply the pure maths in contextualised settings.
How will I be assessed?
You will sit exams in your second year.
What could I do after this A Level?
You could apply to study a range of subjects at degree-level including physics, engineering, computing and maths.
Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English, and grade 6 or above in maths.
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Naomi Race, A Level - Psychology, sociology and English
“The college has opened up a load of new experiences and enabled me to try new things”
Former school: Broadoak
A Levels: Psychology, sociology and English
What next? Naomi achieved three As and will progress to study English and sociology at Leeds University.