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A popular course choice with benefits for university entry, offering challenging depth, transferable skills, and diverse career opportunities in STEM fields.

Key Information

Course Duration: Two years
Part or Full Time: Full Time
Level of Study: A-levels

Course Overview

Mathematics is an interesting and challenging A-level that will enable you to study a wide range of topics across pure and applied mathematics. You'll develop and deepen your understanding of topics covered at GCSE and be introduced to many new concepts too.

Throughout the course you'll apply your learning to interesting and complex problems and develop your skills in problem solving, logic and modelling. You'll be required to demonstrate skills of mathematical argument, language and proof.

The ability to use and manipulate algebra is a key element to A-level Mathematics and to be successful at this level of study it is essential that you enjoy working with algebra.

The study of Mathematics A-level leads to career pathways in medicine, science, business and accountancy, architecture, teaching and education, law and computing.

We follow the Edexcel A-level specification. For further information, please click here.

GCSE | You will need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4 or above to include Mathematics and English Language, as well as:

GCSE grade 7 or above in Mathematics.

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Rated 'Ofsted Outstanding in all areas' for academic and curriculum-related provision 


98.4% pass-rate

With an A-level pass rate of 98.4%, our outcomes for students are exceptional.

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Living in on-site college accommodation at Hartpury, you’ll be part of a vibrant and international community of students of all ages who share their experience of life at college and university together on one campus.

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The Hartpury Certificate is an enrichment programme designed to support our students to grow.

Why Study A Levels At Hartpury

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We provide learning, wellbeing support and free short term counselling, as well as signposting and connecting students with other services where appropriate.

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A-levels or a diploma?

Are you unsure about whether A-levels or a BTEC Diploma are the right choice for you? Find out the key differences and which qualification would best suit your learning style and your career and further study ambitions on our dedicated page.