Specification at a glance

Subject content

  1. Number
  2. Algebra
  3. Coordinate Geometry (2 dimensions only)
  4. Calculus
  5. Matrix Transformations
  6. Geometry

Assessments

AQA Level 2 Certificate in Further Mathematics is linear. Students take two question papers. Both question papers must be taken in the same series.

Paper 1: non- calculator

What’s assessed

Content from any part of the specification may be assessed

How it’s assessed

  • written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • 80 marks
  • Non-calculator
  • 50% of the AQA Level 2 Certificate in Further Mathematics assessment

Questions

A mix of question styles, from short, single-mark questions to multi-step problems. The mathematical demand increases as a student progresses through the paper.

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Paper 2: calculator

What’s assessed

Content from any part of the specification may be assessed

How it’s assessed

  • written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • 80 marks
  • Calculator
  • 50% of the AQA Level 2 Certificate in Further Mathematics assessment

Questions

A mix of question styles, from short, single-mark questions to multi-step problems. The mathematical demand increases as a student progresses through the paper.