Course Information

Course Description

The Mathematics course is designed to enhance learners' knowledge, understanding, and skills in various aspects, including in-depth subject content, independent thinking, application of knowledge to new situations, critical evaluation of information sources, logical reasoning, effective communication, and working in English. The course provides a comprehensive foundation in mathematics, fostering confidence, satisfaction, and enjoyment in the subject.

Course Objectives

The objectives of the course are to:

  • Develop learners' mathematical knowledge and skills, instilling confidence and enjoyment.
  • Foster an understanding of mathematical principles and the appreciation of mathematics as a logical and coherent subject.
  • Acquire a range of mathematical skills, enabling learners to apply mathematics in everyday situations and across other subjects.
  • Develop the ability to analyse problems logically and select appropriate mathematical methods for problem-solving.
  • Enhance communication skills, emphasising clear expression in mathematical communication.
  • Provide the necessary mathematical background for further study in mathematics or related subjects.


Course Outline

The course is structured around the following core components:

  • Pure Mathematics
  • Mechanics
  • Probability & Statistics


Student Acquisitions

Upon completion of the course, learners will:

  • Possess in-depth subject knowledge and skills in mathematics.
  • Demonstrate independent and logical thinking.
  • Apply mathematical concepts to new and familiar contexts.
  • Evaluate information sources effectively.
  • Present well-organised and coherent arguments.
  • Make informed judgements, recommendations, and decisions.
  • Clearly communicate reasoned explanations and understand their implications.
  • Work and communicate proficiently in English.


Learning Methodologies

The course employs effective learning methodologies, focusing on the following approaches:

  • Working with mathematical information.
  • Developing logical and independent thinking skills.
  • Emphasising accuracy and precision.
  • Applying mathematical models to real-world situations.
  • Analysing results and reflecting on findings.
  • Transferring skills to other subjects and future endeavours.
  • Equipping learners for higher education and employment opportunities.