Mathematics - Further

Apply Now

Mathematics is an essential tool for everyday life. It gives you an important key to understanding the world we live in as you develop your mathematical skills. The problem solving skills you will develop studying advanced level Maths are highly valued in most careers and mathematical ability is very highly regarded by both universities and employers.

Further Maths is designed for those students who have a natural flair for maths and are considering mathematical options for further study or for their careers. It is taken alongside A Level Maths and leads to the award of two separate A Levels.

A Level Maths Core
  • Irrational Numbers
  • Algebra
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Calculus
  • Trigonometry
  • Sequences and Series
  • Vectors
  • Numerical methods
  • Complex Numbers
  • Conic Sections
  • Polar Co-ordinates
  • Hyperbolic Functions
  • Matrices
Applied Topics
  • Decision Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Mechanics

It is a very difficult subject, but the sense of achievement after finally understanding a certain topic or a question is so worth it.

Zeynep Saner, ex Dorothy Stringer

Course Essentials

Courses Available
A Level in Further Mathematics
Entry Requirements

Grade 7 in GCSE Maths
How The Course is Assessed
100% Exam
Career Pathways
Maths qualifications are considered essential or desirable for a whole host of degree subjects including virtually all sciences, economics and related courses and many social science courses. There is a national shortage of mathematicians, and employment prospects are good. To get some idea of careers open to those studying Maths at A Level and beyond, look at the careers section at
Transferable Skills
Problem solving; logical thinking; conceptual ability; analysis and interpretation of data; research skills.
Other Information
Students have the opportunity to take part in the UK Maths Challenge and the Southampton Cipher Challenge. University preparation classes for STEP, AEA and Oxbridge Entrance Exams are also available.
Enquiries To
Scott Cosby: