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WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?
The course is suitable for anyone who would like to:
- Return to study to gain a GCSE qualification
- Get a higher GCSE grade at a re-sit examination
- Improve your job prospects with a GCSE qualification
- Brush up your skills
- Study purely for yourself, out of interest.
The course is available in two styles a one year course and a two year course, prior assessment will asses which course is suitable for you.
The course is open to all who wish to study to a GCSE level in Maths. Entry to the course can be via any of the following methods
- Having already attained a Level 2 Numeracy Qualification
- Sitting a screening test to ascertain your current level
- If you have already taken a GCSE Maths Exam your prior grade will be taken into account.
- Enrolling on a two year programme to improve all the necessary skills and then complete your GCSE.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
The programmes have been designed to offer a flexible approach to studying Mathematics and to ensure that there is suitable course for all levels of Maths ability. The course content will cover the following subjects
- Number money management and number skills.
- Handling Data Graphs, probability and statistics.
- Measures, shapes and spaceAlgebra, Geometry and Trigonometry.
- Adult Numeracy Lvl 2 Numeracy skills (for students on the two year course)
Mathematics classes will be held in a dedicated maths classroom. Use of computers and specialist software is available to aid your studies. Learning support maybe available to students and will be assessed by the course Tutor.
The one year course will focus on the skills required to complete the GCSE Mathematics course.
The two year course will allow the student time to acquire and develop the necessary skills to enter the GCSE Maths examination. During the first year students will study to achieve Level 2 in Adult Numeracy and then follow these with the GCSE exam in their second year of study.
As well as the dedicated class time both courses will require the student to engage in 2 4 hrs of home study per week.
Examination Structure and Board GCSE Mathematics
The GCSE exam will be sat in June and will be externally assessed by Edexcel. Students that have opted for the two year course will also sit an internal exam for the Adult Numeracy level.
WHAT CAN THIS COURSE LEAD TO?
Success in GCSE Mathematics will enable you to progress to study at a higher level in this and related studies. Universities usually require GCSE mathematics C grade or above for many of their courses.
Type of Study :: Course Duration :: Course reference number :: Start Date :: Tutorial Fees :: Material Fees :: Exam Fees
part time GC001 September 2010 199 35 53