AS/A LEVEL SINGLE MATHEMATICS (Single Award)
Single Mathematics is a valuable qualification for students intending to study mathematics and related subjects at university. It is very necessary for medicine and Eengineering and preferable for those studying the sciences at A Level and at university. A number of the social sciences also require a mathematical background to this level.
Exam Board: Edexcel
In Year 1 three papers are studied for the AS qualification
-Core Mathematics 1
-Core Mathematics 2
-Application1 (Mechanics, Statistics or Decision Mathematics)
In Year 2 three papers are studied to complete the A Level qualification.
-Core Mathematics 3
-Core Mathematics 4
-Application 2 (Mechanics, Statistics or Decision Mathematics)
Each unit is assessed with a one and a half hour paper (which is allocated 75 marks). Each unit carries equal weighting. Core Mathematics 1 is a non-calculator paper. For all other papers calculators are allowed.
(I)GCSE Mathematics or equivalent to grade “B” or above