Award: A Level
Mathematics is a versatile qualification, well-respected by employers and is a "facilitating" subject for entry to university. Careers people with good mathematics skills and qualifications are not only well paid, but they are also often interesting and rewarding. People who have studied mathematics are in the fortunate position of having an excellent choice of career. The reason why so many employers highly value mathematics qualifications is mathematics students become better at thinking logically and analytically.
Through solving problems you develop resilience and are able to think creatively and strategically. The writing of structured solutions, proof and justification of results help you to formulate reasoned arguments. And importantly you will have excellent numeracy skills and the ability to process and interpret data.
For progression to many courses at university it is important to have strong mathematics skills. For most science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degree course A level Mathematics is a requirement.