A Level Mathematics

Studying Mathematics at Bellerbys College 

The A Level Mathematics course is designed to encourage you to develop an understanding of mathematics and mathematical processes. This is done in a way that promotes confidence and fosters enjoyment. Typical A Level subject combinations with maths include: maths, physics and chemistry; maths, chemistry and biology; maths, physics and chemistry; maths, economics, geography; maths, physics and economics; maths, physics and computing.

What will I study?

  • How to reason logically and recognise incorrect reasoning
  • How to generalise and to construct mathematical proof
  • How to extend your range of mathematical skills and techniques and use them in more difficult, unstructured problem
  • Coherence and progression in mathematics and of how different areas of mathematics can be connected
  • How a situation may be represented mathematically and understand the relationship between ‘real world’ problems and standard and other mathematical models, and how these can be refined and improved

Where will this subject take me?

Students who have completed this A Level have gone on to study a diverse range of courses at respected UK universities. These include: Mathematics and Statistics at University of Oxford, International Development with Economics at University of Bath and Mechanical Engineering at Loughborough University.

This subject is also available as part of our Elite Medics programme, if you are a gifted student aiming for medical school.

How do I find out more?

Contact us now, and our experienced members of staff will be happy to talk you through your options and find the best A Level options for you.

A Level key facts

Minimum age: 16
Course length: 3, 5 or 6 terms
(3-term available in Brighton only)
Start dates: September – Brighton only
January – Brighton only
April – Brighton only
See term dates
Average class size: 8 students
Locations:  Brighton
English language entry requirements: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
(IELTS 6.0 for 3-term A Level; April start and A2 Level) or equivalent
Academic entry requirements:  4 GCSE passes at grade C or above in relevant subjects, or equivalent evidence of a good secondary or high school education
Tuition fees: Visit our fees page for full details

Not all A Level subject combinations are available for all start dates and subjects offered will vary by location.

A Levels

Bellerbys Cambridge students in a Foundation Media class at the College

A Levels are British qualifications, accepted by all universities in the UK and recognised in the USA and Australia. Students who are with us for five or six terms will typically study up to four A Levels. This gives you a world of choice.

Foundation

Bellerbys London Star Student Mark Lee

A one-year course for international students that builds specialist subject knowledge and language and study skills. It is more focussed than A Levels making it good preparation for university. It is recognised for entry onto a range of degree programmes at more than 70 universities in the UK.

International Year One

Students looking for books in the library

An International Year One course is a one-year course equal to the first year of an undergraduate degree. Taught in Brighton and London, this course prepares you for the second year of a related degree at university.