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Core Mathematical Studies

Mathematical Studies (known as Core Maths) is delivered in two lessons a week over two years. It is assessed by two exams at the end of the two-years – partly based on pre-released material with formulae sheet provided.
Compulsory content includes: analysing data, maths for personal finance, estimation and critical analysis of data.
Optional content (one of the options chosen by the tutors) includes:
• Statistical Techniques: The normal distribution; probabilities and estimation; correlation and regression
• Critical Path and Risk Analysis: Critical path and risk analysis; expectation and cost benefit analysis;
• Graphical Techniques: Graphical methods; rate of change and exponential functions

Entry Requirements: a minimum of five GCSE passes (grade 4 or higher) including English and Maths.

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I progressed from studying the Applied Law Diploma to study the FdA Law at University Centre South Devon.  It was such a rewarding decision providing me with the first steps into my career and the tutors were amazing, helpful and insightful.Jasmin Arthurs

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

South Devon College,
Long Road,
Paignton,
TQ4 7EJ

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