Course aims

To provide a good basis for business, science, computing or engineering.

Entry requirements

You will require a grade 6 in mathematics at higher level, in addition to the general entry requirements.

Course content

Year One

  • Proof
  • Algebra and functions
  • Coordinate geometry
  • Sequences and series
  • Trigonometry
  • Exponentials and logarithms
  • Differentiation
  • Integration
  • Vectors
  • Statistical sampling
  • Data presentation and interpretation
  • Probability
  • Statistical distributions
  • Statistical hypothesis testing
  • Quantities and units in mechanics, kinematics, forces and Newton’s Laws.

Year Two

All of the year one topics plus numerical methods and moments.

Course assessment

You will be assessed by a series of external examinations.


For each module, Dudley Sixth will loan the recommended textbooks. Scientific calculators are required.


Higher Education or employment.