Edexcel A-Level Further Maths
Studying Further Maths alongside your A Level Maths is the best way to stand out from the competition as an outstanding mathematician. The top universities in the country value A Level Further Maths for what it is: a very challenging A Level which gives you a high level and broad understanding of mathematics.
Entry requirements: Students need a minimum of a Grade 8 to be able to be enrolled on the Further Mathematics course. It is offered as an additional fourth A Level so you will also need to demonstrate that you can manage the workload.
Career opportunities: The transferable skills gained through studying A Level Further Maths can be applied to the finance sector, natural sciences, engineering, mathematical sciences, computer science, systems design and more. Achieving an A Level in Further Maths is an exceptional achievement and highly rewarding.
What will I study?:
Pure Maths: Proof, Complex Numbers, Matrices, Further algebra and functions, Further calculus, Further vectors, Polar coordinates, Hyperbolic functions, Differential equations.
Decision: Algorithms, Graph Theory, Route Theory, Critical Path Analysis, Graphical Linear Programming, Simplex.
Mechanics: Momentum and impulse, Work, energy and power, Elastic strings and springs and elastic energy, Elastic collisions.
Pure maths consists of 2 exam papers, 1 hour 30 mins each, 75 marks each.
Paper 1 and Paper 2 may contain questions on any topics from the Further Core maths content. Students must answer all questions. Calculators can be used in the assessment.
Decision: 1 hour 30 mins, 75 marks
Mechanics: 1 hour 30 mins, 75 marks.
Homework Policy: Homework is a mixture of exam practice on paper and using the Integral Maths website.