What Will I Study?

AS Further Maths

Proof Algorithms and graph theory
Complex numbers Algorithms on graphs
Matrices Critical path analysis
Further algebra and functions Linear programming
Further calculus Allocation (assignment) problems
Further vectors Flows in networks
Game theory
Recurrence relations

A2 Further Maths

Proof Algorithms and graph theory
Complex numbers Algorithms on graphs
Matrices Critical path analysis
Further algebra and functions Linear programming
Further calculus Allocation (assignment) problems
Further vectors Flows in networks
Polar coordinates Dynamic programming
Hyperbolic Game theory
Differential equations Decision analysis

Entry Requirements

Students require a level 7 or above at GCSE Higher Mathematics.

Assessment

AS Further Maths

  • Paper 1 – Core Pure Mathematics, 1hr 40min, 50% of Qualification
  • Paper 2 – Decision 1 and Decision 2, 1hr 40min, 50% of Qualification

A2 Further Maths

  • Paper 1 – Core Pure Mathematics 1, 1hr 30min, 25% of Qualification
  • Paper 2 – Core Pure Mathematics 2, 1hr 30min, 25% of Qualification
  • Paper 3 – Decision 1, 1hr 30min, 25% of Qualification
  • Paper 4 – Decision 2, 1hr 30min, 25% of Qualification