Do you enjoy your GCSE Mathematics studies? Do you have strong algebra skills, and are keen to study an A Level that will stretch and challenge your understanding of mathematical concepts. Mathematics underpins our world and this A Level is your opportunity to think creatively and strategically, growing your analytical and logical thinking skills by applying mathematical concepts to real life scenarios. 

Grade 7 in GCSE Maths, or a grade 6 in GCSE Maths with a GCSE points score of 6.4 or above. General entry criteria also applies.

Topics include:


- Graphs and functions
- Exponentials and logarithms
- Probability and data
- Coordinate geometry
- Sequences and series
- Mechanics

Our teachers are subject specialists and experts in their field – many of our staff hold masters and PhDs in their field. In addition to an outstanding experience in the classroom, you can expect a range of trips, visits and inspiring guest speakers. Students have enjoyed experiences such as the opportunity to take part in the Senior Maths Challenge and Cipher Challenge. We offer exceptional support too – our onsite Maths GYM is a chance to join teachers for bespoke help and advice. We offer enrichment opportunities too, such as the chance to become one of our STEM Ambassadors.

The assessment is 100% examination.

A Level Mathematics is a highly regarded subject, and many of our students progress to Russell Group universities. You will have a wide range of opportunities from studying this subject, but common pathways for students include Mathematics, Accounting, Law, Medicine, Engineering and Economics.

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Those studying A Level Mathematics are in high demand! However, it is important that A Level Mathematics is for you. It is important to have a passion for the subject, and the challenges it presents – studying this course should always be because it is right for you, and your future. Our Careers team can help you to understand the types of courses and careers where A Level Mathematics is a requirement.

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University of St Andrews to study Mathematics

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