Core maths sees the consolidation and development of knowledge and skills acquired at GCSE. You will further your understanding of maths, developing quantitative and statistical skills which will prepare you for further mathematical study.More about STEM
Entry RequirementsFive GCSEs at grade 9-4, including GCSE English. You will also need a grade 9-6 in GCSE Maths.
Careers/ProgressionMaths is a widely respected subject and studying it beyond GCSE paves the way for study at university. Career options are plentiful and include data analysis, digital marketing and finance.
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