AS/A2 Further Mathematics
Central Foundation Boys' School & Highbury Grove School
This course will allow you to delve into maths at a far greater depth and explore all the complex facets of the subject.
Areas that are covered include the series unit, comprising complex numbers, numerical solution of equations, coordinate systems, matrix algebra and proof. You will also examine inequalities of series, first order differential equations; second order differential equations; further complex numbers, Maclaurin and Taylor series. Finally, the further matrix algebra unit explores vectors, hyperbolic functions; differentiation, integration, further coordinate systems.
Six GCSEs at grade B or above including at least a grade A in Maths.
This qualification can lead to further study at university in fields such as science, pure maths, economics and engineering.
The skills learnt in Further Maths are also very transferable to a host of related areas of study and employment.