b'ADVANCEDCO URSES ( LEVEL 3)FURTHER MATHS MEDIAAS/A LevelA LevelThe Further Maths course builds on conceptsIn the rst year of this course you will be equipped studied in A Level Maths, as well as branchingwith the correct terminology and concepts to out in other directions.Further Maths topicseectively deconstruct media products. You include complex numbers, matrices, hyperbolicwill study a cross section of media texts (TV functions and dierential equations. Students willprogrammes, adverts, websites etc.) learning how be encouraged to take part in individual and teamthey communicate their meanings. This will involve Maths challenges at various times throughout theboth written and practical work. In the rst unit course. We also take students to a Maths lectureyou will study how media language is used to day, giving them the opportunity to hear aboutencode representations, genre and narrative. The some current mathematical developments andsecond unit will involve you making your own media applications at higher levels. Students are stronglyproduct, drawing on the areas of study learnt in the advised to take Further Maths if they wish to studyrst unit.Maths or certain Engineering courses at university. Students wishing to study the AS course will do soIn the second year you will undertake a closer study in the second year. of a topic of your choice, which will conceptually form the basis of your practical production project. ASSESSMENT The second year will also extend your knowledge 100% exams. of media by examining a range of media texts from several discrete media areas (television, lm, radio ADDITIONAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS and advertising).Grade 7 in GCSE Maths is required, but an 8 or 9 is strongly recommended.Students studying FurtherASSESSMENTMaths must also study Maths A Level. 60% exams and 40% coursework.ADDITIONAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTSGrade 4 in GCSE English Language or Media Studies.FOLLOW GODALMING COLLEGE ON TWITTER@godalmingcoll53'