Mathematics - Core (AS equivalent)

Why study core maths?

This course is designed to maintain and develop real-life maths skills. You will develop knowledge and techniques that can be applied on a day-to-day basis in work, study or life. The course will also help with other A Level subjects, in particular science, geography, business studies, psychology and economics.

What will I learn about?

You will learn how to apply existing knowledge of maths in real-life situations. Units studied on the course include:
• financial mathematics
• foreign exchange, tax, and debt
• statistical analysis
• recap of some GCSE topics

How will I be assessed?
• Examinations

Future pathways and careers
• Mathematics • Further maths • Economics • Statistics • Business studies • Geography • Science • Psychology

Entry requirements
GCSE at grade 5 (grade C equivalent) in mathematics

Examination board: AQA
Specification: Level 3 Mathematical Studies