GCSE Mathematics is a 32 week course starting in September. This course aims to develop mathematical and problem-solving skills.
It is expected that all learners will independently complete at least one hour per week of blended learning, this learning will be set by your course tutor.
This qualification includes the following modules:
• Ratio, proportion and rates of change
• Geometry and measures
This is an intensive course with ongoing assessment throughout. The assessment for this qualification is an end of course examination consisting of three papers:
• Written paper 1 - Non-calculator
• Written paper 2 - Calculator
• Written paper 3 - Calculator
Examination dates - dates tbc.
GCSE Maths is a basic requirement for many higher level courses. Many employers also consider GCSE as a minimum requirement for employment.
All class-based materials will be provided but you will need to provide a scientific calculator.
A laptop/tablet will be required for blended learning, however please contact us if you would like to discuss loaning IT equipment.
This qualification will lead to employment, further study or higher education. It will also improve your maths skills and confidence.
For entry onto this qualification learners must have either a grade 3 / D within GCSE Mathematics or have achieved Functional Skills Level 2. From this you will be required to complete a diagnostic Number assessment; this assessment could take up to two hours so please leave adequate time for completion.
Please note that this course is for adult learners.
Can I get help with fees?
Funding may be available to support your learning as an adult (aged 19+) studying at Dudley College. Check out the Financial Support guidance for more information.