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6SAMS : AS/A level Mathematics - Statistics Course description: This option is chosen by students studying other AS/A Level Sciences, Social Sciences and Business and Finance courses. In particular the Statistics units (S1 and S2) provide students with the analytical skills to interpret statistical data. Course content: You will study both Pure Maths (which includes algebra, trigonometry and geometry) and Applied Maths modules. Pure Maths (the 'Core' modules) gives you the tools needed for solving problems while the Applied Maths allows you to use these in real world contexts. What you learn in Maths can be used in many other subjects. Statistics 1 and 2 are a useful support in Biology, Geography and Psychology as well as for Economics, Accounting and Business courses. Teaching methods: In addition to topics being explained and examples worked through on the board, you will be expected to participate fully in class by contributing ideas, working in small groups on worksheets or working through questions. There will be a variety of learning styles including use of graphic calculators and computer software. You will be expected to do a significant amount of work outside class including being set regular homework. Workshops, revision classes and Personalised Learning sessions will be available to support your studies. Course assessment: AS level Mathematics comprises of 3 modules (C1, C2 and S1), which will be examined at the end of your first year. A level Mathematics comprises of 6 modules: these include the 3 AS modules taken at the end of the first year along with two further Pure modules C3 and C4 and an Applied module (usually S2).All modules contain a written exam. A second year module also contains a piece of assessed coursework. Progression opportunities: At the end of the first year students take AS level Maths and, on succesful completion, can continue on to A2 Maths to gain the full A level. Additional information: Students are required to pay a course fee of ?37 per year which covers the cost of textbooks and other resources including past exam papers. In addition you will also be encouraged to purchase a graphic calculator. In addition to topics being explained and examples worked through on the board, you will be expected to participate fully in class by contributing ideas, working in small groups on worksheets or working through questions. There will be a variety of learning styles including use of graphic calculators and computer software. You will be expected to do a significant amount of work outside class including being set regular homework. A mathematics workshop is available for students to use on a drop-in basis to sort out any problems you have. Qualifications gained from this course: GCE A2 Level Mathematics (MEI) Oxford Cambridge & RSA Examinations GCE AS Level in Mathematics (MEI) Oxford Cambridge & RSA Examinations Course Location: Brockenhurst College - Main Site Duration: 2 Years

6SAMS : AS/A level Mathematics - Statistics Course description: This option is chosen by students studying other AS/A Level Sciences, Social Sciences and Business and Finance courses. In particular the Statistics units (S1 and S2) provide students with the analytical skills to interpret statistical data. Course content: You will study both Pure Maths (which includes algebra, trigonometry and...

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