Core Maths is designed to maintain and develop real-life mathematics skills, what students will study can be applied on a day-to-day basis, whether in further study or employment. It includes a financial mathematics element and will help with other A level subjects, including science, geography, business studies, economics and psychology.
The course has been designed with input from universities and employers. Universities say Core Maths is valuable preparation for degree-level study. Most students who study mathematics after GCSE improve their career choices and increase their earning potential.