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GCSE Mathematics

Summary: 
This part time course offers an opportunity for students aged over 19 years to achieve a GCSE Maths qualification.
Course description: 

This part time course will give students confidence and a positive attitude towards mathematics. It will also enable students to recognise the importance of maths in their own lives and society. It could also provide a vital stepping stone to Higher Education.

You will cover a range of topics for instance general arithmetic, algebra, shape and space and data handling.

GCSE Mathematics is offered as a 3 hour lesson once a week for one academic year. Options are available in the day and evening.

Entry requirements: 

Applicants should be working at level 1/2 after an initial assessment has been completed at interview. Those who are not currently working at this level with be encouraged to take a Functional Skills maths course part time first.

Assessment: 

You will sit two exams which are externally assessed at the end of the course in May/June.  The new exams will be graded from 9 to 1.

Academic progression: 

Students may go on to one of the Access to HE courses at CCN or many university courses which require GCSE maths at A-C (4/5) grade. Many vocational course also have this requirement.

Career progression: 

GCSE mathematics is very useful in getting started in a wide variety of careers.

This is a Level 2 course:
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Course: GCSE, Functional Skills and ESOL
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B0001

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Start date: 
Monday, 5 September 2016
Duration: 
One year