A level Maths builds on the fundamentals of maths taught at GCSE and explores the different branches of maths, equipping you with the knowledge you need to pursue this subject at a higher level.
The course comprises six units. Four pure maths units make up two-thirds of the qualification and will see you learn algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus. The remaining two units cover statistics, mechanics and decision maths.
Entry RequirementsFive GCSEs at grade 9-4, including GCSE English. You will also need a grade 9-6 in GCSE Maths.
Careers/ProgressionA level Maths equips you with the skills needed to pursue maths at a higher level. The study of maths is vital for our ever-evolving society and can open doors to careers in engineering and technology development, as well as roles in finance and specialist scientific areas, such as genome modelling.