Mathematics (Edexcel)

Minimum entry criteria

Guarantees a place on the course: 7 in Mathematics

Board

Edexcel

Outline of the Course

AS Level:

  • Pure Maths:   Proof, Algebra & Functions, Co-ordinate Geometry, Sequences & Series, Trigonometry, Exponentials & Logarithms, Differentiation, Integration, Vectors
  • Statistics & Mechanics:   Statistical Sampling, Data Presentation & Interpretation, Probability, Statistical Distributions, Hypothesis Testing, Quantities & Units in Mechanics, Kinematics, Forces & Newton’s Laws.

A Level:

  • Pure Maths: Proof, Algebra & Functions, Co-ordinate Geometry, Sequences & Series, Trigonometry, Exponentials & Logarithms, Differentiation, Integration, Vectors, Numerical Methods
  • Statistics & Mechanics: Statistical Sampling, Data Presentation & Interpretation, Probability, Statistical Distributions, Hypothesis Testing, Quantities & Units in Mechanics, Kinematics, Forces & Newton’s Laws, Moments.

Assessment

AS Level only:

Unit

Type of assessment

Duration

Weighting

 

 

 

AS

A2

Pure Maths

Examination

2  hours

 

 

Statistics & Mechanics

Examination

 

1   hour

 

 

A Level:

Unit

Type of assessment

Duration

Weighting

 

 

 

AS

A2

Pure Maths 1

Examination

2 hours

 

 

Pure Maths 2

Examination

 

2  hours

 

 

Statistics & Mechanics

Examination

2  hours