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A-Level Mathematics offers students with a good understanding of Maths the chance to study it at a higher level.
You will complete the AS Level in the first year and the A2 in the second to form a full A-Level.
This course provides a thorough grounding in the mathematical tools and techniques often needed in the workplace. The logic and reasoning skills developed by studying A Level Maths make sure the qualification is widely respected even in non-mathematical arenas.
Skills gained include:
- an understanding of the mathematics that underpin many aspects of our lives
- the ability to apply a range of mathematical skills to different situations
- acute logical thinking and problem-solving abilities
- the ability to process, interpret and analyse information
The course can be taken in the following ways:
- Within KC Sixth with another two, possibly three A-Levels, tutorial and optional EPQ and Core maths
- As an ‘add on’ to a Full Time Level 3 Study Programme at the College, for example alongside a BTEC Extended Diploma
- As a stand-alone part-time course
How will I be assessed?
Throughout the AS and A-Level Mathematics programme, students are encouraged to think logically and analytically. These fundamental maths skills are useful across all kinds of disciplines and careers.
A-level Mathematics is a good choice for students considering higher education in any science or maths-based course, ranging from Biochemical Sciences, Natural Sciences, Engineering, Medical Science and Psychology to Philosophy, Economics, Accountancy, Management and Actuarial Science.
Career opportunities for students who study A-Level Mathematics include: industry, accountancy, finance, economics, healthcare, medicine, veterinary science and engineering.
The entry requirements for this course are:
5 GCSEs at Grade 5 or above (A*-C) which must include English Language.
GCSE Maths at Grade 7 (or A).
If you would like to study this course part-time, please contact the A-Level tutor:
Andrew Hawkins: Andrew.Hawkins@kendal.ac.uk
If you would like to study a full-time programme of A-Levels, please complete a full-time application form.
Please note: If you are an adult student you may be entitled to financial support to cover the cost of your course, dependent on your circumstances. Please contact Student Services on firstname.lastname@example.org for details. More about Student Finance.