A Level Further Maths

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Are you looking for a rewarding challenge in mathematics? Our A Level Further Mathematics qualification is designed for math enthusiasts looking to take their skills to the next level. If you’re ready to test your abilities and aspire to pursue STEM qualifications at university, this course is perfect for you. With an emphasis on problem-solving, critical thinking, and advanced mathematical concepts, you’ll gain valuable skills that are highly transferrable and will make your CV stand out.

A Level Further Maths

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About This Course

A Level Further Maths is an exciting and challenging journey that provides a comprehensive understanding of advanced mathematical concepts and their applications. The course covers a wide range of topics, including complex numbers, matrices, calculus, vectors, proof, differential equations, discrete mathematics, and mechanics.

This course serves as a solid foundation for further study in mathematics, physics, or engineering. In addition, A Level Further Maths holds high esteem among universities and employers, and it can provide an excellent foundation for a wide range of careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

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We are committed to supporting your success in the course. Rest assured that our support team and tutors are here to guide and assist you throughout this exciting journey. Through practice assessments, unlimited tutor feedback, and support from our team, we are confident you will be more than ready to tackle your exam.

Traditionally, A Level courses are spread over two years, with set study times. Our students have the option to complete in less time (some within a year!), with greater support and practice, and the ability to study anytime, anywhere.

Course Benefits

Whether you want to work as a mathematician, an engineer, or a physicist, the skills and understanding you’ll gain from studying A Level Further Maths will provide you with a solid understanding of further mathematics and theory that can easily be transferred into your chosen field.

With this course you will:

  • Gain up to 56 UCAS points that can be used to secure your dream university spot.
  • Be able to study on your terms, in your own time, and from the comfort of your own home.
  • Develop your skills and open your doors to a range of interesting career options.
  • Broaden your perspective on advanced mathematical concepts and their applications in real world scenarios.
  • Receive one-to-one support from your personal tutor.
  • Have access to self assessment exercises, reading material, and tutor-marked study questions to prepare you for the exam.

A Level Further Maths UCAS Points

  • A* Grade – 56 UCAS points
  • A Grade – 48 UCAS points
  • B Grade – 40 UCAS points
  • C Grade – 32 UCAS points
  • D Grade – 24 UCAS points
  • E Grade – 16 UCAS points

Course Units

Qualification Title: A Level Further Mathematics

Qualification Number: 603/3104/5

UCAS Points: Up to 56

Unit 1: Pure Mathematics

  • Complex Numbers
  •  Matrices
  • Polar Coordinates
  • Calculus
  • Further Algebra
  •  Graphs
  • Inequalities and Numerical Methods
  • Hyperbolic Functions
  • Further Calculus
  • Vectors
  • Proof
  • Differential Equations

Unit 2: Discrete Mathematics

  • Graphs
  • Networks
  • Network Flows
  • Linear Programming
  • Critical Path Analysis
  • Game Theory
  • Binary Operations and Group Theory

Unit 3: Mechanics

  • Kinematics
  • Variable Acceleration
  • Forces and Newton’s Laws
  • Further Concepts
  • Impulse and Momentum
  • Work, Energy, and Power
  • Elasticity
  • Circular Motion
  • Centres of Mass
  • Moments
  • Dimension Analysis

Assessment

To earn this A Level qualification you will first complete the assessments included in your course materials.  These will be marked by your dedicated tutor and will prepare you for your exam.

You are required to complete three standard written exams:

  • Paper 1: 2 hour written exam, 33% of total marks – 22 May 2024
  • Paper 2: 2 hour written exam, 33% of total marks – 3 June 2024
  • Paper 3: 2 hour written exam, 33% of total marks – 7 June 2024

(all dates are subject to change)

There is a separate fee for the examinations, which are paid directly to the exam centre at time of booking. We’ll help you book your exams when you are ready (we advise to book well in advance to guarantee your place).

Please note: the dates shown above are the next available exam slots only (exams take place every year).

Required Knowledge

There are no entry requirements for this course, but as it is a further mathematics course, we recommend that students have a solid base of mathematics, usually a GCSE Maths 4/C equivalent.

Awarding Body

Upon completion of this qualification and passing your exams, you will receive an A Level in Further Mathematics issued by the AQA.

Support

We understand that embarking on a new educational journey can feel daunting. But don’t worry, we are committed to providing you with all the support you need to succeed.

Our comprehensive study guides and course materials are designed to make learning as engaging and accessible as possible. Plus, our team of personal tutors and support staff are always on hand to offer valuable advice, guidance and instruction, whenever you need it.

We also know that learning can be a challenging process, which is why we provide a range of self-assessment exercises and tutor-marked study questions. These tools are designed to help you understand and consolidate your learning, and our tutors will work tirelessly to guide and mentor you towards success.

We believe that no student should feel alone in their studies, and our team is dedicated to providing you with the support you need to reach your full potential. So, whether you have a quick question or require more detailed guidance, rest assured that our team is here to help you every step of the way.

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:

  • No hidden charges, the price you see includes everything, from tutoring to certification.
  • Our average tutor marking time is 3 working days (most providers are 10+).
  • Our customers have rated us ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot.
  • Our courses are up to date. Many providers create course content and fail to keep it up to date.
  • We are open later than any other home learning provider.
  • As many submissions as you need to complete, many providers cap how many times you can submit work.
  • All courses are fully endorsed by external awarding organisations.
  • 14 day money back guarantee or course switch.

If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!


You have 2 years to complete this course, but can complete at a faster pace without any additional costs.

Yes, you must pass exams to gain your A Level. There is a separate fee for the examinations, which are paid directly to the exam centre at time of booking.


The only difference is you study from home, at your own pace. The exams and qualification are exactly the same.


There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 10 month period.

If you choose to pay using a payment plan, to apply you must be able to answer yes to the following:

  • Your billing address is based in the UK
  • You have a UK based bank account
  • Bill payer must be 18 or above.

No, this is a distance learning course, which means your assessments will be submitted and marked using our online LMS (Learner Management System).


Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast-track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).

This is a government-regulated qualification, with certification provided by an Ofqual-regulated awarding body.

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