During this new, linear A Level you will develop a deeper understanding of mathematical principles and techniques, as you learn additional core and applied topics that will broaden your knowledge of the universe of maths and its applications. You will explore new and illuminating links between algebra, geometry and the theory of functions. Topics within this A Level include complex numbers and matrices, polar coordinates and new techniques for solving differential equations—equations involving functions and their derivatives. The course will strengthen your ability to prove results mathematically and to understand mathematical proofs. There will also be material on statistics and mechanics extending the statistics and mechanics you will learn in A level Maths.
Please see the specific entry requirements for A Levels at South Devon College: 6 GCSEs at grade 4 (grade C) or above including English and maths. Of these, at least two passes must be at grade 6 or above. Individual subjects may specify which GCSEs are required at grade 6.
Studying A Level Law at South Devon College helped me decide what I wanted to do as a career, and therefore what I wanted to study at university. We benefited hugely from termly trips, and we even shadowed a judge, which gave me a huge insight into what my future career could entail. My teacher, Kay Harding, is excellent, and went above and beyond in helping me revise, improve exam technique and keep me up to date on current legal affairs. She was also great at giving me advice even outside of College time.Callum Priestley
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