Course Information

Further Mathematics

Qualifications to start the course

Students must have five GCSEs including English, Mathematics and Science graded 9 - 5. Additional requirements for this subject: Students must have GCSE Mathematics at grade 8/9 and at least grade 6 in English Language.

What you will do

    • Further Mathematics consists of four papers.
    • Students must complete all assessments in May/June in year 13.

Future prospects

A Level Mathematics is considered to be good evidence of problem solving ability. Many higher education courses require a competence in Mathematics but in areas such as Engineering, Economics and the Sciences, a qualification in Mathematics is a must.

Courses in Finance and Business Management are simply helped by a good A Level in Mathematics.