Level 2 Further Mathematics (8360)

This is our current AQA Certificate specification. 
For our new specification see:

AQA Certificate Level 2 Further Mathematics (8365)

The AQA Level 2 Certificate in Further Maths places an emphasis on higher order technical proficiency, rigorous argument and problem-solving skills. This IGCSE style qualification counts as the Maths measure in school performance tables from summer 2014 until summer 2016. It will run in its current form until June 2019.

It gives high achieving students an introduction to AS level topics that will help them to develop skills in:

  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Calculus
  • Matrices
  • Trigonometry
  • Functions
  • Graphs.

Assessment is linear: paper 1, the written paper (non-calculator) carries 40 per cent of marks and paper 2, written paper (calculator) carries 60 per cent of marks.

This qualification is suitable for students who already have or are expected to get grades A and A* in GCSE Mathematics and who are likely to progress to A-level study in Mathematics and possibly Further Mathematics.

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Related specifications

There is a choice of specifications for this subject. Please check with your teacher or exams officer if you are not sure which to select.

Codes and references

Qualification type AQA Certificate
Specification title Level 2 Further Mathematics
Specification code 8360
QAN codes 60021238
Guided Learning Hours 120-140

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