EDEXCEL AS - 8371; EDEXCEL A2 - 9371
Why study Mathematics?

The Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in IT is a 60-credit and 360-guided-learning-hour (GLH) qualification that consists of two mandatory units plus optional units that provide for a combined total of 60 credits (where at least 45 credits must be at level 3 or above).

Course Requirements

Compulsory requirements:
5A* - C, including English Language
A*-B in Maths Higher Tier (Set 1)
Personal Attributes:
Keen interest and commitment to the subject
Drive to succeed

Course Outline
    AS Units:
    • Core 1 (Pure Mathematics)
    • Core 2 (Pure Mathematics)
    • Statistics 1

    A2 Units: 
    • Core 3 (Pure Mathematics)
    • Core 4 (Pure Mathematics)
    • Statistics 2

    How the Course is Assessed

    Topic-based internal assessments throughout the course of the year
    External Examinations (May – June

    • AS units – C1, C2 and S1
    • A2 units – C3, C4 and S2
    Each Unit carries equal weighting.

    Links to Careers
      The study of Mathematics can lead to a variety of professional careers including:

      Engineering, Finance & Accountancy, Business Management, Scientific Research, Economics
      Government services

      Links to University

      Many institutions offer Mathematics as a single or joint degree. It is also useful for:

      • Physics
      • Statistical Studies
      • Psychology
      • Engineering
      • Architecture

      Syllabus: AS Maths/A2 Maths
      Examination Board: EDEXCEL AS - 8371; EDEXCEL A2 - 9371
      More Information: Mrs M Phull -