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Further Mathematics

Course Name: Further Mathematics A Level
Exam Board: Pearson Edexcel

Course Specification

What will you study?:

Pure Maths
  • Complex numbers
  • Matrices
  • Further functions (including hyperbolic functions)
  • Further calculus
  • Polar Co-ordinates

What skills will you develop?

The new A level ready to begin in 2017 will focus on three main areas of mathematical understanding:

  • Mathematical reasoning
  • Mathematical modelling
  • Mathematical Proof

How will you be assessed?

There are four exams at the end of Year 13:

  • Two papers which focus on the pure mathematics
  • Two which focus on one of four options (Pure, Mechanics, Statistics, Decision)

Each Paper is 1 hour and 30 minutes long.

Each paper is worth 25% of your final mark.