Further Mathematics

A level
Examination Board: Pearson Edexcel
Specification: 9FM0
Course Leader: Mr B Mills
Contact Email: bmills@tgschool.net

What Will I Study?

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 functions

Game theory

Differential equations

Decision analysis

Entry Requirements

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

Assessment

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

Where Next?

Degree courses that benefit from A level Further Mathematics include Economics, Medicine, Architecture, Engineering, Accountancy, Teaching, Psychology, Physics and IT. Researchers at the London School of Economics have recently found that people who have studied Mathematics can expect to earn up to 11% more than their colleagues.

Department Staff

Mr D Flack Teacher of Maths Contact
Mr B Mills Head of Maths Contact