The study of maths is extraordinarily valuable as maths forms the basis of many systems and processes. Practically, maths helps us put a price on things, predict the future, create graphics, make websites, build skyscrapers and understand how things work.
The A Level Maths course will develop your existing knowledge of maths into a range of more advanced maths study areas. It'll introduce you to the possibilities offered by algebra, trigonometry, geometry, differentiation and integration.
You'll then take your maths knowledge into the world of physics, examining the ways in which maths influences a number of processes. You'll study mathematical modelling, kinematics, physical forces and momentum, Newton's laws of motion, circular motion and the application of differential equations.
Because maths is integral to so many different fields of study and work, your Maths A Level will be a hugely versatile qualification and an asset in whatever you go on to do.
This course prepares candidates for the AQA Maths A Level syllabus (6360) exams.
The Maths A Level syllabus is split into six units:
Unit 1 - Core Maths 1
Unit 2 - Core Maths 2
Unit 3 - Mechanics 1
Unit 4 - Core Maths 3
Unit 5 - Core Maths 4
Unit 6 - Mechanics 2
The A Level Maths course is perfect if you're looking to fill gaps in your school education or prepare for college or university. It's the essential foundation if you're thinking about studying Maths or maths-related subjects at a higher level.
A Level Maths will be useful if you want to work in a variety of fields including medicine, IT, engineering and education.
You'll need a GCSE Maths at C grade or equivalent to enrol in our A Level Maths online course.
An A Level Maths can be the first step towards college or degree-level study of Maths and many other subjects.
The study of maths is valuable in many roles, including:
In the workplace, you'll find your Maths A Level will demonstrate to employers that you have the ability to commit to learning, and have acquired good reasoning and analytical skills - essential in practically every walk of life.
A Level in Maths can count towards entry to college or university for a variety of subjects, and is required for many courses. You should contact the institution you're interested in attending to find out their entry requirements.
Students who complete this course often go on to study a Maths, Physics or Chemistry degree.
We believe in making learning accessible and affordable for all, so you'll have the option to pay for your course through an interest-free payment plan. You'll pay a small deposit when you enrol and the rest by monthly direct debit. Our plans are flexible, so you can extend the terms or pay your balance off sooner if you choose.
You can also pay for your course in full when you enrol.
Speak to our course advisors for more information on our payment plans.
Once you enrol, you’ll have access to our Student Community, which will allow you to see your course materials, contact your tutor, submit your assignments and connect with your fellow students. Your course materials have been specially designed for online learning by experts in the field.
You’ll also have access to a huge range of resources that will aid your studies:
You’ll be assigned an expert academic tutor who will be with you from enrolment to graduation. They’ll answer questions about coursework, study materials, assessments and exams, and help you work through any part of the course you’re stuck with.
They’ll also give you test papers and mock exams to ensure you’re ready to pass your assessments. All your papers will be marked and given constructive feedback so you know exactly what your strengths are and what you can improve.
Our dedicated student support team will be on hand to assist you with administrative tasks, using the Student Community, and any other non-academic queries you may have.
A graphics calculator is permitted in all units except unit 1.
Exams are set nationally by AQA and are held in summer each year. All exams must be completed during the same exam diet.
Important Exam Information
Please be aware that you're responsible for making your own exam arrangements. We'll help you find a suitable exam centre, usually a nearby school or college, and give you all the information you need to book your place. You'll have to pay an examination fee as well as a centre fee which will vary depending on exam centre.
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Exam centre and registration fees are additional to your course fees. The cost will vary according to the exam centre you use.
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