Specification at a glance
This qualification is linear. Linear means that students will sit all their exams at the end of the course.
This AS qualification builds on the skills, knowledge and understanding set out in the whole GCSE subject content for mathematics and the subject content for AS and Alevel mathematics.
This AS Further Mathematics qualification can be taught alongside the AS Mathematics qualification as the content does not significantly overlap with or depend upon the other content of Alevel Mathematics.
Subject content
All students must study this core content.
 Compulsory content
 OT1: Mathematical argument, language and proof
 OT2: Mathematical problem solving
 OT3: Mathematical modelling
Students must study two of these options.
 Optional application 1 – mechanics
 Optional application 2 – statistics
 Optional application 3 – discrete
Assessments
Paper 1 

What's assessed May assess content from the following sections:

How it's assessed

Questions A mix of question styles, from short, singlemark questions to multistep problems. 
Paper 2 

What's assessed One question paper answer booklet on Discrete and One question paper answer booklet on Statistics. 
How it's assessed

Questions A mix of question styles, from short, singlemark questions to multistep problems. 
OR
Paper 2 

What's assessed One question paper answer booklet on Statistics, one question paper answer booklet on Mechanics. 
How it's assessed

Questions A mix of question styles, from short, singlemark questions to multistep problems. 
OR
Paper 2 

What's assessed One question paper answer booklet on Mechanics and one question paper answer booklet on Discrete. 
How it's assessed

Questions A mix of question styles, from short, singlemark questions to multistep problems. 