GCSE Mathematics - Adult Learners

Birmingham Metropolitan College

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Description

This course is designed for adults (or 16-19 year-old students with a mature outlook) and aims to prepare students for the GCSE Maths exams and to support students in producing good quality coursework. The tutors understand the situation of Adult students and are flexible, practical and lively in their approach.

Important information

Requirements: If you have taken a GCSE in the last few years, we would expect you to have achieved a Grade D or E already. If you have not taken Maths for some time, then we will need evidence that you have basic numeracy skills. A simple and painless diagnostic test is available! Please enquire for more details or to discuss the suitability of this course for you. The College offers short courses at pre-GCSE standard to update those skills. Please contact us for more details.

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Where and when

Starts Location
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Birmingham
Lichfield Road, Sutton Coldfield., B74 2NW, West Midlands, England
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West Midlands
Lichfield Road, B74 2NW, (select),
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What you'll learn on the course

GCSE Mathematics

Course programme

Course Level:
Level 2

Entry Requirements:
If you have taken a GCSE in the last few years, we would expect you to have achieved a Grade D or E already. If you have not taken Maths for some time, then we will need evidence that you have basic numeracy skills. A simple and painless diagnostic test is available! Please enquire for more details or to discuss the suitability of this course for you. The College offers short courses at pre-GCSE standard to update those skills. Please contact us for more details.

Course Description:
This course is designed for adults (or 16-19 year-old students with a mature outlook) and aims to prepare students for the GCSE Maths exams and to support students in producing good quality coursework. The tutors understand the situation of Adult students and are flexible, practical and lively in their approach.

Course Content:
The course is presented as three topic modules. The topics are Number, Data Handling, and then the main module Algebra and Shape and Space. An advantage of the modular programme is that you will know your marks for the early modules before the end of the year and can re-take to improve your grades if you wish.

Progression:
Most people are taking GCSE Maths as it is a requirement for another course or for following an occupation. If you decide you enjoy Maths (many people do) and want to continue, the College provides an AS course in Maths.

Board:
AQA

Benefits:
A Grade C or better in GCSE Mathematics is regarded as an essential entry requirement for many courses and occupations. You will also improve your study skills and acquire useful problem-solving skills.

Assessment:
Assessment is by four written exams (one exam each for the Number and Data Handling modules and two exams for the Algebra and Shape and Space module). A course calendar showing exam dates will be provided early in your course.

Course Length:
31 weeks. 3.5 hours hours per week.
Starts 3rd week in September and runs till the end of May
3 - 3.5 hours a week evening or daytime weekdays and Saurdays

Course Available at:
Great Barr Campus
Sutton Campus


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