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Mathematics KS5

A Level Mathematics is one of the core academic qualifications needed to enter university and the world of professional engineering. All students at UTC Leeds study Mathematics as a discrete course and also as part of their Engineering course. Study of Mathematics at UTC Leeds is very much related to real world-of-work scenarios so it is easy to understand why it is relevant and where it fits. 

What qualification will you gain?

Pearson Edexcel AS/A Level in Mathematics

What does the course cover?

You will study:

  • Pure Mathematics: Proof, Algebra and functions, Coordinate geometry in the (x, y) plane, Sequences and series, Trigonometry, Exponentials and logarithms, Differentiation, Integration and Vectors
  • Statistics: Statistical sampling, Data presentation and interpretation, Probability, Statistical distributions and Statistical hypothesis testing
  • Mechanics: Quantities and units in mechanics, Kinematics and Forces and Newton’s laws and Moments

Note Moments is studied at A Level.

How will you be assessed?

Assessment is through exams.  The A Level course is assessed by three 2-hour exams  each worth a third each of the overall marks.

What can you go on to do?

Mathematics will equip you for a wide range of study options at university as well as for higher apprenticeships.

For further information on joining UTC Leeds in Year 12 and what combination of A Level and Technical qualifications would best suit your interests, please contact us.