Part time AQA GCSE MathematicsDoncaster College
What you'll learn on the course
AQA GCSE Mathematics
Start/End Date Day Course Code Start Time End Time Location Fee Benefit A Benefit B
28/09/09 - 10/05/10 MON Y917/Y001 18:00 20:45 HUB £253.40 £30.00 £83.40
02/11/09 - 10/05/10 MON Y917/Y002 14:15 17:00 HUB £253.40 £30.00 £83.40
02/03/10 - 09/11/10 TUE Y918/Y001 18:00 20:45 HUB £253.40 £30.00 £83.40
The examination is the AQA Modular Mathematics Higher level. Classes begin in September, November and March. You will be expected to have the ability to motivate yourself to maintain a level of hard work during the course. 90% attendance at lessons and the meeting of all coursework deadlines is expected from all students.
Module 1: Handling data - 18% weighting. 1 calculator paper 30 minutes, 1 non-calculator paper 30 minutes.
Module 3: Number & Algebra - 27% weighting. 1 calculator paper 45 minutes, 1 non-calculator paper 45 minutes (using and applying number and algebra)
Module 5: Algebra, shape, space & measure - 55% weighting. 1 calculator paper 1hr 15 minutes, 1 non-calculator paper 1hr 15 minutes.
Course Entry Requirements
All learners will need to complete an application form prior to enrolling.
A Level 2 Numeracy or a Grade C or above in GCSE must have been achieved.
Potential students who have not achieved this will be invited for an initial assessment to find our their current level and will be directed to study a basic skills course towards achieving their Level 2 in Numeracy.
Access to HE Pathways, other Further Education courses, can be studied as an additional qualification to a full-time course
Course Career Prospects
- GCSE courses do not prepare you for a career as such, but many areas will be barred to you if you cannot demonstrate a competence in Mathematics.
- If you are interested in anything scientific, technical, or commercial, you will find that employers will expect you to be numerate and for some careers such as teaching, midwifery etc Mathematics GCSE is essential.
If you are unsure about your career progression please contact the Careers Team.