Core Maths

Additional Level 3 Qualifications

Core Maths is a valuable subject that can complement a range of study programmes – this is a course that is studied alongside your full-time study programme over two years. This qualification looks at the practical application of Maths, from statistics and data analysis to personal finance and probabilities. Its real-world application makes it an incredibly useful subject to undertake and studying this will ensure you have a deeper understanding of not only Maths, but your wider study programme too.

Specific requirements

You will need to meet the entry criteria for your chosen Pathway. Core Maths is strongly recommended for students taking A Level Environmental Science, A Level Psychology and A Level Economics.

Your learning experience

This qualification is particularly useful to students who are studying subjects such as Business, Economics, Geography, the Sciences and Social Sciences, which all require you to have a solid understanding of a range
of Mathematical principles. Your topics will include:• Analysis of data

• Maths for personal finance

• Estimation

• Critical path and risk analysis

• Exponential functions

• Graphical methods

Who should study core maths?

If you are considering a career in STEM or the social sciences, and do not wish to take A Level Mathematics, it is a really good idea to supplement your knowledge with a qualification in Core Maths. The practical knowledge you will gain on this course will underpin a wide range of careers and will ensure that you are ready for future study and the world of work. Please note Core Maths is always studied as a fourth
qualification – please speak to us for further information.

How will you be assessed?

This course is assessed via 100% examination.

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