A level Further Mathematics is a stand-alone qualification that requires A level Mathematics is also being taken. It is suitable if you wish to study more challenging mathematical ideas in preparation for Higher Education. It is particularly relevant if you wish to progress onto degree courses in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Economics, Actuarial studies, Operations research and Computing. It can also be studied as preparation for jobs where high powered Maths is applied in any employment sector, or simply for the pleasure of the subject. You will extend both your Pure Mathematics and your Applications beyond the scope of A level Maths and must expect to be challenged, particularly in terms of logic and mathematical problem-solving.
Higher Education and careers in Engineering, Computing, Business, Research, Statistics, Accounting, Economics, Medicine, Banking, Data Analysis, Software Design, Investment Analysis and many more. The quantitative analysis and interpretation skills developed in Maths can be applied widely.