Award in Algebra

Level 3
PEARSON

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.

 

PROGRESSION

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.