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Advanced Mathematics

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Course introduction

This academic programme provides Oxbridge test training to the most gifted Mathematics students. Anyone planning to study Mathematics or Computer Science at Oxford or Cambridge University will be assisted over the course of a year to achieve high scores in either the MAT (Mathematics Admissions Test) or TMUA (Test of Mathematics for University Admissions).

Who should follow the programme?

Students that are planning to study Mathematics or Computer Science at Oxford or Cambridge University and have a GCSE profile that is mainly 9s, 8s and some 7s.

What activities can you expect to experience?

Students will be encouraged to participate in Maths quizzes including the UK Mathematics Trust national challenges and represent the College in the annual Pop Maths quiz run by the Liverpool Mathematical Society.

Nurturing rising talent

Our Elective Programme is designed to help you develop your gifts and interests as part of an enhanced level 3 programme. We will help you realise your potential by nurturing your talent and preparing you for study at the most prestigious universities or for progression to competitive higher-level apprenticeships. Your options range from our Honours Programme, which might include following a fourth A level, to specialist Futures Programmes that will support your career goals.

Level 2 entry requirements

If you’re not quite ready to start on a Level 3 Technical course (T Levels) or a Vocational Level 3 course (BTEC) but want to begin on the path to your chosen career, the Transition Programme could be for you.  

Transition Programmes are tailored to prepare students to move onto Technical or Vocational Level 3 study. They will give you the opportunity to improve your English and Maths, your work readiness skills and introduce you to the technical skills and concepts that you will need for future study and employment. 

As part of the Transition Programme you will study a BTEC Level 2 Award in your chosen subject area as well as the BTEC Level 2 Extended Award in Work Skills. You will also have the opportunity to resit GCSE English and/or Maths if you have not yet achieved a grade 4. 

Entry criteria for Transition Programmes is four grade 3s including grade 3s in English Language and Maths GCSE.

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