About the course
The A Level Course is run over 2 years, with learners completing their AS qualification in year one and continuing to do A Level in year 2.
The qualification is Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Advanced GCSE in Mathematics.
GCSE grade 5 or above (new grade system from 2015)
Grade B or above (old grade system, A-E) or equivalent qualification
We will also conduct and initial assessment to check students knowledge
A-level maths consist of many challenging new concepts, it is strongly advisable to brush up your GCSE maths skills. Here is the link to many topics:
How will I be assessed?
The examination will be in May/June
Paper 1: Pure Mathematics
Paper 2: Pure Mathematics
Paper 3: Statistics and Mechanics
The assessments are two hours each.
The assessments are out of 100 marks.
Calculators can be used in assessments.
Where is the course delivered? (facilities/classrooms)
Class is delivered at the University Studies Building (STEM) on Western Way. IP33 3SP. Free Parking on site.
The class will run once a week for 3 hours 6-9pm and you will be expected to also do work at home to support your learning.
Where will this course take me?
A-levels mathematical studies can lead to related degree courses in economics, architecture, engineering and multiple discipline in science. In addition, you will develop a valuable skills of logical thinking, problem solving and decision-making valued by employers across many sectors.
How much will it cost?
The course is free if you are over 19 and do not already hold a Full Level 3 qualification OR if you have a Full Level 3 but earn less than £18,525.
If not the cost is £724 fundable through an Advanced Learner Loan.
Days & times
Tuesday 18:00 - 21:00