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Qualification name GCE A Level in Mathematics A
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Oxford Cambridge & RSA Examinations
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date Flexible
Cost description This course is part of the Free Courses for Jobs offer and may be funded by the government for eligible adults. Check for eligibility at Free courses for jobs - GOV.UK (
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

If you have a talent for maths and enjoy solving challenging problems, this could be the course for you. It’s a subject where you’ll gain some great transferable skills such as problem solving, logic and analysing situations, which are useful for many university courses and careers.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

To study 3 A Levels you’ll need at least 5 GCSE’s at grades 9-4 (A*-C) including GCSE English at Grade 4 (C) or above and Maths at grade 6 (B) or above. To study 4 A Levels you’ll need at least 6 GCSE’s at grades 9-6 (A*-C) including GCSE English and Maths at grade 4 (C) or above. If you have a grade 5 on a higher paper then you may be able to study A Level Maths following the successful completion of an assessment at enrolment.

View the key features of this course.

Having a traditional subject such as Maths on your CV can boost your job prospects and there is evidence that people who study Maths earn more money than those who don’t. You will study this course alongside 2 or 3 other A Levels and you will be able to select your chosen subjects when you apply online. Many of our students take this subject alongside business studies, economics, psychology, sociology and geography. As part of the course you will study pure mathematics, building on the work you did at GCSE level and extending your range of mathematical skills and techniques to solve more difficult problems. Topics include pure maths and statistics.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Assessment is a combination of examinations.

You could progress to a related higher education course such as maths, business, accountancy, science, computing, engineering or economics.

Maths is essential to everyday life and a relevant to a huge range of scientific, technological and engineering careers.

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Address Nottingham College
Chaucer Street
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Phone 0115 9100 100
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