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Certificate in Mathematical Studies (Core Maths) – Level 3

Mathematical Studies is an exciting course which will help you to use maths in a range of ‘real-world’ contexts to prepare for success in your studies, future career and life. You can take this option in addition to studying three A-levels or equivalent qualifications.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: A Levels
School Leaver - Academic
Location: Joseph Wright Centre
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: 3
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Joseph Wright Centre

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/certificate-in-mathematical-studies-core-maths-level-3
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Course Information for Students

You can take this option in addition to studying three A-levels or  equivalent qualifications. It is an exciting course which will help you to use maths in a range of ‘real-world’ contexts to prepare for success in your studies, future career and life.

Half the size of an A-level, this one-year course will develop your mathematical skills and thinking appropriate for a Level 3 qualification. You will become more confident and competent in using maths and the qualification will be considered for UCAS points if you are planning to study at university in future.

The course is particularly useful for students taking subjects such as A-level Biology, Business Studies, Economics, Computing, Geography, Psychology, BTEC Applied Science, Health and Social Care, and IT – as well as technical and vocational qualifications.

You will need at least five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English Language at grade 5 and Maths at grade 5.

A recent school report will be required which demonstrates a committed attitude to learning.

You will learn and apply real-world maths throughout your studies. This will equip you with skills for scenarios and contexts you are likely to encounter in vocational and academic study, future employment and life.

As part of the programme, you will study data analysis, maths for personal finance, estimation, critical path and critical analysis.

This course will be delivered on-site at the Joseph Wright Centre.

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There are two examinations at the end of the year.

Further Study

This course will provide additional UCAS points to support your university application. You will gain 24 UCAS points if you achieve a grade A, 20 for grade B, 16 for grade C, 12 for grade D and 8 for grade E.

Careers

Your mathematical skills will be enhanced and improved, providing you with an important asset to impress potential employers across many sectors.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk
 

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Course Information for Employers

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Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Finance Officers

£26430

Finance Officers

Finance and Investment Analysts and Advisers

£35740

Finance and Investment Analysts and Advisers

Financial Administrative Occupations n.e.c.

£17186

Financial Administrative Occupations n.e.c.

Financial Managers and Directors

£40547

Financial Managers and Directors

Financial Institution Managers and Directors

£39553

Financial Institution Managers and Directors

Chartered and Certified Accountants

£37743

Chartered and Certified Accountants

Financial Accounts Managers

£29052

Financial Accounts Managers

Business and Financial Project Management Professionals

£43472

Business and Financial Project Management Professionals

Business and Related Associate Professionals n.e.c.

£23809

Business and Related Associate Professionals n.e.c.

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:49 pm