Mathematics A Level Course

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Mathematics A Level Course:

The Pure Mathematics A Level Course is designed to help you understand of mathematics and mathematical processes in a way that promotes confidence and fosters enjoyment.

A good grounding in Mathematics is not only intellectually rewarding, but also often provides the passport to a wide variety of jobs, as well as further work in scientific research.

Course Content:

Module 1 – Pure Core 1

The following topics are covered: Modelling and Proof; Algebra; Surds; Straight Lines; Quadratic Equations and Functions; Polynomials; Further Algebra; The Coordinate Geometry of the Circle; Differentiation; and Integration.

Module 2 – Pure Core 2

The following topics are covered: Indices; Further Differentiation and Integration; Trigonometry (1); Graphs and Transformations; Trigonometry (2); Binomial Expansions; Exponential Functions and Logarithms; and Vectors.

Module 3 – Mechanics 1

The following topics are covered: Kinematics; and Forces.

Module 4 – Statistics 1

The following topics are covered: Statistical Data; Probability; and The Binomial Distribution.

Module 5 – Pure Core 3

The following topics are covered: Functions; Composite Transformations and the Modulus Function; Inverse and Reciprocal Trigonometric Functions; The Exponential and Natural Logarithm Functions; Further Differentiation; Numerical Methods for Solving Equations; Further Integration; and Volumes of Revolution and Numerical Integration.

Module 6 – Pure Core 4

The following topics are covered: The General Binomial Expansion; Algebraic Fractions; Further Differentiation; Parametric Equations; Further Trigonometry; Growth and Decay and Differential Equations; and Vector Geometry.

Module 7 – Mechanics 2

The following topics are covered: Moments and Forces in Equilibrium; Centres of Gravity; Plane Laminas Suspended from a Point; Motion in a Line; Motion of a Particle in 2D & 3D; Work & Power; Hooke’s Law & Energy; Uniform Circular Motion; and The Conical Pendulum and Vertical Circular Motion.

Module 8 – Statistics 2

The following topics are covered: Discrete Probability Distributions; Poisson Distributions; Continuous Probability Distributions and the Rectangular Distribution; Confidence Limits; Hypothesis Testing; and x2 – test and Contingency Tables.

Each lesson begins with a set of clearly stated objectives and an explanation of its place in the overall programme of study. Effective learning is encouraged through frequent activities and self- assessment questions. There are twenty four Tutor-Marked Assignments (known as TMAs).

This course prepares students as private candidates so they can book their exams at a suitable exam centre on completion of their studies.

Additional entry requirements

Participants must have a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade C or above in English and Maths.

Awarding body

Assessment and Qualifications Alliance

Course info


GCE A Level or equivalent

Study Hours:

700 hour


BeginnerIntermediate Advanced

Virtual help:

To suit the client/individual

Course type:

This is a distance learning course

Total time for completion:

No time limit

per course

More info on price: Price includes VAT, instalments available, examination and administration fee extra

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