(Worth the same as half an A-Level)
A grade C (or 9 – 1 equivalent) in GCSE Maths
|What will I study?||Core Maths has been designed to maintain and develop real-life problem solving skills. You will study mathematics that can be applied on a day-to-day basis in work, study or life. The course will include a financial maths element too|
|Assessment||2 x 1½ hour exams at the end of Year 13|
|What skills will I gain?||
Core Maths will also help your work for other A level subjects, in particular Science, Geography, Business Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Computing and Economics.
|Studying beyond the classroom||
Opportunity to visit local universities to participate in maths workshops.
Core Maths is a new course but already several universities have come out in strong support of it. Even humanities subjects like history now recognise the importance of statistics and so a Core Maths qualification will help you hit the ground running at university.
Employers from all different sectors are also firmly behind the Core Maths qualification. Many roles in today’s workplace require high levels of budget management and problem-solving skills; Core Maths will be a useful tool in equipping you with these skills.