What you will learn
Unit 1 - Numbers and the number system
- Powers and roots
- Set language and notation
- Ratio and proportion
- Degree and accuracy
- Applying numbers
- Electronic calculators
Unit 2 - Equations, formulae and identities
- Use of symbols
- Algebraic manipulation
- Expressions and formulae
- Linear equations
- Simultaneous linear equations
- Quadratic equations
Unit 3 - Sequences, functions and graphs
- Function notation
Unit 4 - Geometry and trigonometry
- Angles, lines, and triangles
- Circle properties
- Geometrical reasoning
- Trigonometry and Pythagoras’ theorem
- Mensuration of 2D shapes
- 3D shapes and volume
Unit 5 - Vectors and transformation geometry
- Transformation geometry
Unit 6 - Statistics and probability
- Graphical representation of data
- Statistical measures
Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding organisation offering academic and vocational qualifications in schools, colleges and workplaces in the UK and abroad. Edexcel is a multinational education and examination body covering A-Level Courses and IGCSE Courses.
Upon successful completion of this home learning course, you will receive an IGCSE in Mathematics (4MA1) issued by Edexcel. You’ll also be able to continue onto the Maths A-level.
How is this course assessed or examined?
You can enrol now for examinations for Summer 2024.
IGCSE Maths is a tiered exam. This means you get to choose what level you want to study for your exams.
You’ll be required to complete two written papers, each two hours long and worth 100 marks, at either Foundation or Higher tier. Each is worth 50% of your total qualification.
- Grades 1 to 5
- Grade 5 is the highest award you can achieve
- Grade five is the equivalent of grade C
- Grades 3 to 9
- Grade 9 is the highest award you can achieve
- Grade 9 is the equivalent of a grade A*
We provide a guaranteed exam space in one of our partner exam centres around the UK. Check where your closest exam centre is here. We can also support you with retaking exams or taking GCSEs as a mature student.
During your Mathematics IGCSE course, you will also be required to complete various assignments. These do not contribute to your final grade but provide you with an opportunity to submit work to your tutor for marking and feedback.
There are no formal entry requirements for this level 2 IGCSE Maths course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write in English.