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Typology GCSE
Methodology Online
Class hours 140h
Duration 12 Months
Start Different dates available
  • GCSE
  • Online
  • 140h
  • Duration:
    12 Months
  • Start:
    Different dates available


The Maths IGCSE course gently guides the student through basic mathematical skills, progressing on to more advanced material as the student’s skills and abilities develop.

This course aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of mathematical concepts and techniques to provide a foundation of mathematical skills for further study. Through studying this course you will become more confident in applying mathematical techniques and concepts to solve problems and you will develop an understanding of the importance of maths in everyday life.

Objectives of the IGCSE Maths Course

The course enables students to:

Develop their knowledge and understanding of mathematical concepts and techniques
Acquire a foundation of mathematical skills for further study in the subject or related areas
Enjoy using and applying mathematical techniques and concepts, and become confident to use mathematics to solve problems
Appreciate the importance of mathematics in society, employment and study.

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· What are the objectives of this course?

Key Topics The course is designed to match the Exexcel 4MA0 specification and is divided into twelve modules, as follows: Module 1: Numbers Module 2: Money Module 3: Measurement Module 4: Basic Algebra Module 5: Basic Geometry Module 6: Further Geometry and Trigonometry Module 7: Graphwork and Statistics Module 8: Probability and Experimental Work Module 9: Further Numbers and Equations Module 10: Advanced Geometry and Trigonometry Module 11: Further Statistics and Number Work Module 12: Your Exam

· Requirements

No Entry Requirements

· Qualification

Edexcel international GCSE in Maths(4MA0)

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A. Gillespie
5.0 14/04/2015
What I would highlight: The course has been very useful to me this year. After failing to gain a place at University on leaving school Distance Learning offered me a second chance to obtain a place at University. My tutor was very good help beyond the maths coursework, offering studying advice and encouragement throughout the year. The notes provided are very effective in helping you gradually build up to exam level questions. I successfully gained a place at University after a year of studying A-level Maths with Open Learning (having Scottish Higher Maths to grade C before). It takes hard work and commitment to the course, but it's worth it in the end. I would advise this college to anyone in my situation and others interested in sitting and exams from home.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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Course programme

GCSE in Maths(4MA0)

How is the course structured?

The IGCSE Mathematics course is divided into twelve comprehensive modules:

Module 1: Numbers
- Numbers
- Prime Numbers, Factors and Fractions
- Decimals, Approximations and Accuracy
- Indices and Standard Form
- Tutor-Marked Assignment A

Module 2: Money
- Ratios and Percentages
- Interest
- Other Money Matters

Module 3: Measurement
- Time, Distance and Speed
- Measurements and Money
- Tutor-Marked Assignment B

Module 4: Basic Algebra
- Basic Algebra
- Factorisation
- Fractions and Equations
- Equations in Action; Formulae
- Inequalities and Accuracy
- Tutor-Marked Assignment C

Module 5: Basic Geometry
- Angles, Straight Lines and Symmetry
- Triangles
- Quadrilaterals and Polygons
- Transformations
- The Circle
- Tutor-Marked Assignment D

Module 6: Further Geometry and Trigonometry
- Mensuration
- Geometrical Constructions and Solid Figures
- Nets
- Capacity and Volume
- Tutor-Marked Assignment E

Module 7: Graphwork and Statistics
- Tables and Diagrams
- Graphs and Gradients
- Plotting Graphs
- Further Graphwork
- Statistics
- Tutor-Marked Assignment F

Module 8: Probability and Experimental Work
- Experiments and Surveys
- Probability
- Testing a Hypothesis
- Tutor-Marked Assignment G

Module 9: Further Numbers and Equations
- More on Numbers
- Solving Equations
- Sine and Cosine Graphs
- Formulae and Fractions
- Brackets, Indices, etc
- Tutor-Marked Assignment H

Module 10: Advanced Geometry and Trigonometry
- Further Geometry
- Chords, Tangents and Polygons
- Trigonometry (1)
- Trigonometry (2): Bearings
- Trigonometry (3)
- Gradients, Velocity and Acceleration

Module 11: Further Statistics and Number Work
- Cumulative Frequency
- Sets
- Functions
- Tutor-Marked Assignment I
- Samples and Spreadsheets

Module 12: Your Exam
- Revision for your Examination
- Tutor-Marked Assignments J and K

Additional information

IGCSE Maths provides an excellent foundation for: Students who want to continue their Maths studies at AS and A Level and beyond Students who need mathematics to complement other subjects Students who need a final qualification in mathematics Students who want to move onto courses requiring GCSE Maths at grade C or above such as teaching, nursing or similar vocational courses

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