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Programme structure and content

Key facts

Start dates:

  • 9 September 2019
  • 6 January 2020
  • 7 September 2020

Colleges

  • Bournemouth
  • Brighton
  • London
  • Oxford

Entry level:

  • Academic: Completed 11-12 years of schooling
  • English: IELTS 5.0 or equivalent

Minimum age:

  • 16.5

Length:

  • 1 Academic Year (3 terms)

Class size

  • 8 - 12

Lessons:

  • Average 21 hours per week (plus homework and private study)

Learning outcomes

  • Gain UK national university entrance qualification
  • Raise English to university level
  • Develop study skills required at degree level
  • Develop specialist subject expertise
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Subject modules

Core subjects

These give you the vital platform you need to acquire subject specific knowledge and will be taught across the whole academic year.

  • Communications and Study Skills
  • Data Handling and Information Technology

Term 1

  • Basic Algebra and Quadratic Functions
  • Equations and Inequalities
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Curve Sketching
  • Binomial Theorem
  • More Algebra and Functions
  • Graphs of Trigonometric Functions
  • Sequences and Series
  • Trigonometric Identities and Equations
  • Vectors

Term 2

  • Differentiation 1
  • Integration 1
  • Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
  • Algebraic Functions and Partial Fractions
  • Sequences and Series
  • Radian Measure

Term 3

  • Trigonometry
  • Further Trigonometric Identities
  • Differentiation 2
  • Integration 2

Mechanics in Term 3

  • Modelling
  • Constant acceleration
  • Forces and Motion
  • Variable acceleration
  • Moments
  • Forces and friction
  • Application of forces

Additional modules (elective)

Depending on your intended degree, choose three from:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Further Maths

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