### 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

### Qualification

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)

### Assessment

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.

### Entry Requirements

(I)GCSE Mathematics or equivalent to grade “B” or above