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Mathematics: Further

A Level

Exam Board: A Level Mathematics (Further) – OCR

Course Summary

A Level Further Mathematics broadens and deepens your knowledge and understanding of Mathematics. You will learn how to use mathematical language to construct proofs in Pure Mathematics and use mathematical modelling to develop excellent problem solving skills in Statistics, Discrete Mathematics and Mechanics.

Studying Further Mathematics can be challenging and will enable students to demonstrate high analytical skills when applying to elite universities, such as Oxford and Cambridge.

Entry Requirements

  • GCSEs to include a minimum Grade 7 in Mathematics
  • Minimum average GCSE score of 5.5
  • To be studied alongside A Level Mathematics



  • Core Pure including Complex Numbers and Matrices
  • Modelling with Algorithms
  • Statistics
  • Mechanics

Why choose this course?

  • Dedicated facilities and technology
  • Entry into prestigious national competitions
  • Facilitating subject

Where might it lead?

This course provides an excellent foundation for further study in Mathematics and other disciplines that require higher mathematical skills. Students often go on to study and work in areas of Mathematics, Science, Engineering, Computing and Economics.


This course is 100% examination based.


Paige Miles

"I have learned to be resilient and manage my time well. I like that my courses challenge me every day, have clear links between them and that they have enabled me to gain an understanding of the science behind things that happen in the world."

Read more about Paige and some of our other students.