REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE
- It is a progression route to AS Maths for suitable candidates.
- The course is taught alongside AS Maths students for the first term.
- Assessments in the first term will indicate your suitability for the AS Maths course.
WHAT YOU WILL STUDY
Edexcel Award in Algebra is a Level 3 course where you will study key areas of algebra such as equations, inequalities and quadratics.
HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED
One two-hour paper in January.
The Award in Algebra can help provide access to the AS Mathematics course for those students who have an average GCSE score of between 5 and 5.5 and who have a grade 6 or higher in GCSE Maths. Many students who study AS and A-Level Maths then go on to pursue careers in areas such as engineering, statistics, operational research, computing, accountancy, actuarial work, business management, insurance, financial services and teaching.