A-Level Further Maths

Our course code: X922

Course fee £695 or from £52 per month

Enrol on this course

Do you know your polar coordinates from your hyperbolic functions? Your vectors from your matrices? If you have a love for all things mathematical and the skills and patience to solve complex problems, then our Edexcel accredited Further Mathematics A-level is the course for you. With the unlimited support and guidance of your personal tutor, you’ll learn to construct and present mathematical arguments through diagrams, graphs, and symbols, develop your understanding of modelling assumptions, solve quadratic equations with real coefficients, and much more.

What’s more, you’ll be able to study at your own pace, using a variety of engaging learning methods to keep studying fun. Mathematics is incredibly useful for those who wish to proceed to university to study subjects such as medicine, engineering, or economics, as well as highly valued by employers in many sectors such as accountancy, quantity surveying, astronomy, and computer science.

This Edexcel A-level Further Maths course has been specifically designed to be studied online in your own time and space, with unlimited access to your personal tutor via email and telephone. You’ll have a clear induction to the course, and your assignments will be well-structured to help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to excel in your exams.

On our Further Maths A-Level, you will benefit from:

  • A brand new course, written to the latest specification with dynamic and engaging content
  • Fast track is available on this course (for exams in 2022)
  • Access to a network of partnership exam centres (guaranteed exam venue)
  • Unlimited tutor support –Your tutor will help you write a study plan and support you throughout
  • Exam pass guarantee (If you don’t pass the first time, we’ll support you to the next exam).

Further Maths A-Level broadens your ability to understand complex topics and problem solve at an advanced level.

  • Exam Pass Guarantee

    If you don’t pass the first time, we’ll support you to the next exam for free

  • Guaranteed exam centre

    Access to our Country-wide network of exam centres (guaranteed exam venue)

  • Unlimited Tutor Support

    Get as much help and support as you want from your personal course tutor via email and phone.

  • Awarding body: Edexcel
  • Our course code: X922
  • Qualification code: 9FMO
  • Official Qualification Title: Further Maths A-Level

Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding organisation offering academic and vocational qualifications in schools, colleges and work places in the UK and abroad. They have been helping people succeed in life through learning for nearly 2 decades. Edexcel is a multinational education and examination body.

Study Hours

You should allow for between 300 and 360 hours of study time plus additional time for completing assignments.

Study Method

Our course is delivered via our online learning platform as this provides learners with a dynamic and engaging experience. Don’t worry, if you prefer, you can print the learning materials yourself. The learning resources are in a range of different media including videos, quizzes, and interactive activities.

Course Duration

Your course will run for a period of up to 24 months from the date of enrolment. You will receive your login details to our MyOxbridge portal, where you’ll find all your learning materials.

Assessment

You can enrol now for examinations from Summer 2022.

For this course, you’ll be required to complete three standard A-level exams:

Exams

  • Paper one: Written exam lasting one hour 30 minutes, 75 marks, 25% of A-level
  • Paper two: Written exam lasting one hour 30 minutes, 75 marks, 25% of A-level
  • Paper three: Written exam lasting one hour 30 minutes, 75 marks, 25% of A-level
  • Paper four: Written exam lasting one hour 30 minutes, 75 marks, 25% of A-level

We provide a guaranteed exam space in one of our exam centres around the country, to take away the hassle of needing to find your own. Check where your closest exam centre is.

Assignments 

During your course, you’ll be required to complete various assignments. These do not contribute towards your final grade but provide you with an opportunity to submit work to your tutor for marking and feedback. This will help you to monitor your progress and will be used to produce predicted grades if needed.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this home learning course, you will receive an A-Level in Further Mathematics, issued by Edexcel. Your certificate is identical to that issued to students at any other school, college or university.

This syllabus (9FMO) has been chosen specifically because it is the best suited to distance learning.

 

Additional Information

Official Qualification Title - Further Maths A-Level

Difficulty - Level 3

Entry requirements - It is strongly recommended that you have studied Mathematics to GCSE (e.g. Grades 6-9 or B-A*) or equivalent level before starting this course. You must already have an A-Level in Maths or be studying A-Level Maths alongside Further Maths. Further Maths isn't available as a separate course because the content involved follows a particular order in relation to A-Level Maths. If you intend to study both A-Level Maths and A-Level Further Maths with Oxbridge, we can guide you as to which topics you will need to cover.

UCAS Points - 56

Course Content

1: Core mathematics 1

In this unit, you’ll be studying:

• Proof
• Complex numbers
• Matrices
• Algebra and functions
• Calculus

2: Core mathematics 2

In this unit, you’ll be studying:

• Vectors
• Polar co-ordinates
• Hyperbolic functions
• Differential equations

3: Further pure mathematics 1

In this unit, you’ll be studying:

• Further trigonometry
• Further calculus
• Further differential equations
• Co-ordinate systems
• Further vectors
• Further numerical methods
• Inequalities

4: Further pure mathematics 2

In this unit, you’ll be studying:

• Groups
• Further calculus
• Further matrix algebra
• Further complex numbers
• Number theory
• Sequences and series

5: Statistics 1

In this unit, you’ll be studying:

• Discrete probability distributions
• Poisson and binomial distributions
• Geometric and negative binomial distributions
• Hypothesis testing
• Central limit theorem
• Chi squared testing
• Probability generating functions
• Quality of tests

6: Statistics 2

In this unit, you’ll be studying:

• Linear regression
• Continuous probability distributions
• Correlation
• Combination of random variables
• Confidence intervals
• Other hypothesis tests
• T distribution confidence tests

7: Mechanics 1

In this unit, you’ll be studying:

• Moments and impulse
• Work, energy, and power
• Elastic springs and strings
• Elastic collisions

8: Mechanics 2

In this unit, you’ll be studying:

• Motion in a circle
• Centre of mass
• Further dynamics
• Further kinematics

9: Decision 1

In this unit, you’ll be studying:

• Algorithms
• Graphs
• Critical path analysis
• Linear programming

10: Decision 2

In this unit, you’ll be studying:

• Transportation problems
• Allocation problems
• Flows in networks
• Dynamic programming
• Game theory
• Recurrence relationship
• Decision analysis

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Frequently Asked Questions

We have some answers to common student questions, but if you can't find the answer you're looking for then please contact us and we will do everything we can to answer your questions.

Yes. there will be additional fees for your exams that are payable to the centre upon booking Your personal tutor can provide more details.

It is strongly recommended that you have studied Mathematics to GCSE (e.g. Grades 6-9 or B-A*) or equivalent level before starting this course. You must already have an A-Level in Maths or be studying A-Level Maths alongside Further Maths. Further Maths isn't available as a separate course because the content involved follows a particular order in relation to A-Level Maths. If you intend to study both A-Level Maths and A-Level Further Maths with Oxbridge, we can guide you as to which topics you will need to cover.

Yes! You study the same curriculum, take the same examinations and get the same qualification. The only difference is that the course is specially designed to be studied from home in your own time.

You will have access to your personal tutor, via email, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course to help you get ready for your examinations. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide that will help you through the study and assessment process. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.

You will need to pay separately for your final examinations. Additional texts may also need to be purchased to supplement your learning on the course.

This course is self-contained so no additional textbooks are required. Where there are required additional text books, we include this as free eBooks.

We are able to offer places at partnership exam centres across the UK for our students, therefore, guaranteeing an exam venue. If you choose to find your own exam centre, you can, you will need to register with them as an external or private candidate. Fees vary across the country so we recommend enquiring prior to enrolment.

Please check our main FAQs section or Contact Us, we have experienced course advisers who will be delighted to help!

That’s absolutely fine! You can study via our MyOxbridge portal online, and sit your exams anywhere in the world.