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A level Maths with Statistics £320.00

A level Maths with Statistics

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This course follows the AQA Specification 6360.
Course Overview

A Level Maths (with Statistics) consists of 6 modules:

AS Level
Module 1  MPC1,  Module 2  MPC2,  Module 3  MS1B

A2 Level
Module 4  MPC3,   Module 5  MPC4,  Module 6  MS2B

Each module has 1 Written paper of 1 hour 30 minutes.
There is no coursework.

A student who passes all three AS level modules achieves the qualification AS Mathematics.

Passes in the 3 A2 level modules are then required to achieve the qualification A level Mathematics.

Course Summary
This A level course builds on work covered in GCSE Maths at Higher Level, so you need to be familiar with all the mathematics at this level, and your skills should be at least up to GCSE Grade B standard.  If you have not studied maths for some time, it would be advisable to brush up your skills by revising some of the Higher Level GCSE topics.  One way to do this is on the BBC website "GCSE Bitesize" which provides an interactive revision programme.

This course is designed for students working at home.  The topics are presented in small "chunks" with worked examples followed by activities for the student.  Revision tests are provided after every three or four sections, and there is a Test Paper at the end of each module, which is a mock exam, so you should revise the content of the module before you do the Test Paper.

You will need a graphics calculator, but you will also need to be skilled in manipulating numbers without using a calculator.  In particular, no calculator is allowed in the exam for the first module, and the work in this module is built around working out answers without a calculator.

This course is self-contained; you can learn everything you need by working through the materials provided.  But if you want to read the same content elsewhere, the best resource is the series of books written especially for the AQA Specification.  These are published by Oxford University Press, and the series title is "Advanced Maths for AQA".  The books relevant to this course are:

Core Maths C1 + C2, Core Maths C3 + C4, Statistics S1 and Statistics S2. 

On this course you work at your own pace.  Each module exam can be taken in January or May/June of each year.   So you will need to do some forward planning to work out when you will be ready to take the exams, and you will need to register your exam entries at least three months before the exam period. All administrative details, including exam timetables, can be found on the AQA website.

Read on to find out more about our A Level Mathematics distance learning course and how you can learn with our amazing materials and online support.

Course Content
An outline of what is offered in our A Level Mathematics (with Statistics) course:

AS Level
Students will be required to demonstrate construction and presentation of mathematical arguments through appropriate use of logical deduction and precise statements involving correct use of symbols and appropriate connecting language, and, correct understanding and use of mathematical language and grammar

Pure Core 1
Co-ordinate Geometry

Quadratic functions



Pure Core 2
Studentss will be expected to be familiar with the knowledge, skills and understanding implicit in the module Core 1.

Algebra and Functions

Sequences and Series


Exponentials and logarithms



Statistics 1
Statistical Measures


Discrete Random Variables

Normal Distribution


A2 Level

Pure Core 3
Students will be expected to be familiar with the knowledge, skills and understanding implicit in the modules Core 1 and Core 2.

Algebra and Functions


Exponentials and Logarithms



Numerical Methods

Pure Core 4
Students will be expected to be familiar with the knowledge, skills and understanding implicit in

the modules Core 1, Core 2 and Core 3.

Algebra and Functions

Coordinate Geometry in the (x, y) plane

Sequences and Series


Exponentials and Logarithms

Differentiation and Integration


Statistics 2
Students will be expected to be familiar with the knowledge, skills and understanding implicit in the modules Core 1, Core 2, Core 3, Core 4 and Statistics 1.

Poisson distribution

Continuous random variables

The t-distribution

Hypothesis Testing

Chi-squared tests

Summary of Assessments
AS Level:
Each Module has 1Written Paper: 1 hour 30 minutes.  

This represents 33% of the Total AS marks, 16% of the Total A Level marks

A2 Level:
Each Module has 1 Written Paper: 1 hour 30 minutes.

This represents 33% of the Total A2 marks, 16% of the Total A Level marks

No calculator is allowed in the examination for Module 1.

A graphics calculator may be used, and is highly recommended, for the other five modules.

You will have access to a tutor via email, who will mark your work and guide you through the course to ensure you are ready for your examinations.

Examination Centres
The course provider provides expertise support and advice for students in their studies through their comprehensive course packs and tutoring system.
However, we do stress that it is the studentís responsibility to find a centre to register and take their exams with. We are aware that sometimes this is difficult or even impossible to arrange.

Now we have come to an arrangement with centres in Birmingham, Bristol and Harrogate so please contact them directly for fees and a timetable.

We realise this may still involve a good deal of travelling for some students but the long-term benefits of being able to gain A Levels far outweigh the short-term expense and inconvenience.

Entry Requirements
Basic English and maths reading and writing skills are required.

To take this A Level with UK Open Learning it is recommended that you should have a GCSE grade B at Higher level.

AS +A2 = A level in Mathematics. Both AS and A2 level courses and examinations must be successfully completed to gain a full A level.

Language of Examination
Units are provided in English only

Examination Centres
The course provider will provide you with a list of examination centres but it is entirely your responsibility to find a centre which will accept you as an external candidate.

Please visit AQA for exam information.


In some cases you should be prepared to travel to another town or city to take your exams.

The contract for sitting exams is between you and the centre  and we will provide you with comprehensive instructions on when and how to deal with the examination centre.

Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Do your courses meet the latest syllabus changes?
A. Yes, all our course materials meet any changes and will be updated free of charge if further changes are made.

Q. Why do I have to find a centre myself?
A. We have students all over the UK and Europe and it is impossible for us to arrange dates and times for individual students.

Q. What if I cannot find an examination centre in my home town?
A. If you wish to gain the qualification then be prepared to travel it is worth it!

Q. How much are exam fees?
A. These vary from centre to centre so please check with your local centre.

Q. Are the courses paper based or on-line?
A. All our courses are paper based and come in attractive sturdy folders.

Q. How do I contact my tutor?
A. Tutors are all working Teachers or Lecturers so contact is by email only.

Q. Why can I not take my exams when I have completed the course and why do I have to wait?
A. Exams are taken at the same times as schools and colleges and are not flexible.

Q. I want to take my exams but there are only a few months to study, is this possible?
A. Depending on the time of year, it is sometimes impossible to complete your studies in a short space of time as your work has to be marked and checked. More importantly the examination boards have cut off times which are not flexible. See our web site for further information.

Q. Will I receive UCAS points on completion of this course?
A. Yes all of our A Levels carry UCAS points. The number of points awarded will depend on the grade you achieve.

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