Further Mathematics (Edexcel)

Minimum entry criteria

Guarantees a place on the course: 8 in Mathematics

Board

Edexcel

Outline of the Course

AS Level:

  • Further Pure Maths:   Proof, Complex Numbers, Matrices, Further Algebra & Functions, Further Calculus, Further Vectors.

Plus one of the following:

  • Optional Paper 3A: Further Pure Maths 3: Further Calculus, Further Differential Equations, Co-ordinate Systems, Further Vectors, Further Numerical Methods, Inequalities.
  • Optional Paper 3B: Further Statistics 1: Linear regression, Discrete Statistical Distributions, Continuous Statistical Distributions, Correlation, Hypothesis Testing, Chi Squared Tests.
  • Optional Paper 3C: Further Mechanics 1: Momentum & Impulse, Collisions, Centres of Mass, Work & Energy, Elastic Strings & Springs.
  • Optional Paper 3D: Decision Maths 1: Algorithms & Graph Theory, Algorithms on Graphs I, Algorithms on Graphs II, Critical Path Analysis, Linear Programming.

A2 Level:

  • Further Pure Maths 1: Proof, Complex Numbers, Matrices, Further Algebra & Functions, Further Calculus, Further Vectors.
  • Further Pure Maths 2: Complex Numbers, Further Algebra & Functions, Further Calculus, Polar Co-ordinates, Hyperbolic Functions, Differential Equations.

Plus two of the following:

  • Optional Paper 3A: Further Pure Maths 3: Further Calculus, Further Differential Equations, Co-ordinate Systems, Further Vectors, Further Numerical Methods, Inequalities.
  • Optional Paper 3B: Further Statistics 1: Linear regression, Discrete Statistical Distributions, Continuous Statistical Distributions, Correlation, Hypothesis Testing, Chi Squared Tests.
  • Optional Paper 3C: Further Mechanics 1: Momentum & Impulse, Collisions, Centres of Mass, Work & Energy, Elastic Strings & Springs.
  • Optional Paper 3D: Decision Maths 1: Algorithms & Graph Theory, Algorithms on Graphs I, Algorithms on Graphs II, Critical Path Analysis, Linear Programming.

Assessment

AS Level only:

Unit

Type of assessment

Duration

Weighting

 

 

 

AS

A2

Further Pure Maths

Examination

1 ½  hours

 

 

Optional Paper

Examination

 

1 ½  hours

 

 

A Level:

Unit

Type of assessment

Duration

Weighting

 

 

 

AS

A2

Further Pure Maths 1

Examination

1 ½  hours

 

 

Further Pure Maths 2

Examination

 

1 ½  hours

 

 

Optional Paper

Examination

1 ½  hours

 

 

Optional Paper

Examination

1 ½  hours