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A Level Maths

A Levels

The subject content for both A level Mathematics and AS level Mathematics is 100% prescribed by the Department for Education. All students will be assessed on their knowledge of Pure Mathematics, Mechanics and Statistics. The assessment objectives include a greater emphasis on modelling, problem-solving and reasoning, so some questions are likely to be longer with less scaffolding. This builds on the increase in problem-solving in GCSE Maths so students will be better prepared.

Overview

  • Course code:

    19/20-ASMATA1P

  • Subject area:

    A Levels

  • Duration:

    31 weeks

  • Venue:

    St Albans Campus

  • Start dates:

    09/09/2019

  • Fees*:

    POA

  • Awarding body:

    Oxford Cambridge & RSA Examinations

About the department

By studying A Levels at Oaklands, you will enjoy a programme of learning designed to match your individual interests and ambitions.

You can choose from a wide range of subjects to meet your interests and career aims. You will be taught be a team of highly qualified lecturers that possess a wide range of knowledge and experience to help you to develop in your chosen subject(s).

Important Course Information

What are the Course Requirements?

Six A*-C Grades at GCSE including GCSE Maths at Grade A (Level 7) or above

If you like numbers and are interested in solving problems using numbers and techinques, then A Level Maths may be the right choice for you

Pure Maths (AS and A Level) includes proof, algebra, graphs, sequences, trigonometry, logarithms, calculus and vectors. (A Level only) learners will study the above topics in more depth and also study functions, numerical methods and differential equations Statistics (AS and A Level) includes working with data from a sample to make inferences about a population, probability calculations, using binomial distributions and statistical hypothesis testing. (A Level only) learners will study the above topics in more depth and also study the normal distribution. Mechanics (AS and A Level) includes kinematics, working with forces and Newton's Laws. (A Level only) learners will study the above topics in more depth and also study motion under gravity, friction and simple moments

The examinations will be taken at the end of the course rather than in modules

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Fees

  • 16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation (this does not apply to HE courses). Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.
  • For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.
  • Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.