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Maths (Core Maths)

Course Code: CORM

Level: 3
Subject area: English & Maths
Awarding body: NCFE
Qualification: Certificate
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime, Evening
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Various days and times

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About the course

This course provides a modern approach to mathematics if you want to take your knowledge of the subject further. The level 3 course is based around the content of the new GCSE maths higher tier and includes 20% of an A Level qualification.

This is particularly ideal for you if you are studying subjects such as business, health and social sciences, psychology, science, georgraphy or engineering.

Please note, if you are between 16 and 18 years old, this course is free.

What you'll learn

This course will help you to:

  • be better prepared for the mathematical demands of further/higher education and employment
  • apply mathematical reasoning to solve real life problems
  • analyse and interpret data
  • confidently deal with everyday financial matters.
Entry requirements

In order to study this subject, you will need a GCSE in maths at grade 4 (or c) or above.

Don’t have your GCSE? Don’t worry, you can study this qualification with us. Find out more here.


You will be assessed by two written exams.

What's next?

On successful completion of this course, you could go on to study one of the various courses we offer at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.