Five GCSE Grade 4s including Maths & English Language.
Additional entry requirements:
Grade 7 in Maths and Maths A Level must be taken alongside Further Maths.
What is it?
Further Maths is a challenging course designed to extend gifted Mathematicians. It broadens and deepens the Mathematics covered at A Level as well as introducing new topics.
Why choose this subject at BSFC?
You will have the opportunity to take part in national competitions such as the UKMT Challenge and the code-breaking National Cipher Challenge as well as attending lectures independently by visiting speakers at local universities.
What will I study?
The course covers topics such as advanced algebraic functions, complex numbers, matrices, Maclaurin series, volumes of revolution, vectors, Hamiltonian cycles, Eulerian trails and Euler’s formula.
How will I be assessed?
Exams at the end of Year 2.
How will this subject prepare me for the world of work?
Further Maths A Level is an elite qualification, held by very few. If you are planning on a career in which Maths is an essential ingredient, then possessing a Further Maths qualification could certainly give you a huge advantage in terms of employability
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