GCSE Maths Higher Tier

Course Codes

OSC1192 / OSC1318

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Start working towards achieving your GCSE Maths Higher qualification from home! This course provides you with the learning materials you need to achieve a nationally recognised qualification.

  • Achieve an internationally recognised AQA qualification in GCSE Maths Higher Tier from home.
  • Expand your knowledge of subject areas such as equations, sequences, trigonometry, and ratios.
  • Prepare for your future A Level studies by gaining a solid understanding of key mathematical knowledge.
  • Study from the comfort of your own home, while still achieving an essential GCSE qualification.
  • Choose to add your exams to your enrolment and we will book these for you.
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Course overview

This GCSE Maths Higher Tier course is awarded by AQA and it is the same GCSE qualification studied in traditional schools.

As well as providing students with an excellent level of knowledge, this online GCSE Maths course is ideal for students who are planning to study A Level maths in the future. This course will allow those wanting to boost their knowledge in a range of mathematical areas such as quadratic equations, loci, vectors, statistics, and more. This course is ideal for those aspiring to achieve a career in which maths plays a vital part, such as accounting, engineering, data, or financial management.

And with many employers now requiring a minimum qualification in GCSE Maths, this course is essential for anyone who currently doesn’t hold a level 2 maths qualification who wants to go further in their career or study at a higher level in future.

If you choose to add your exams to your enrolment, we will book these for you, saving you the hassle of booking them yourself and giving you more time to dedicate to your studies.

Please note: this GCSE Maths course is written for those wishing to sit the higher level papers. To achieve your GCSE Maths Higher qualification, you must complete the exams.

Course Duration

Up to 12 months.

Course Outcome

On successful completion of your exams, you will receive your GCSE Mathematics qualification.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Three paper-based exams.

Course content

Specification: AQA 8300

Extra info

Assessment

To achieve your GCSE Maths Higher qualification, you will be assessed across the four sections by three paper-based examinations. A more detailed breakdown of the assessment details is provided below.

While you are formally assessed by examination, you will also need to submit tutor-marked assignments to allow your tutor to monitor your progress and help you achieve the best grade possible.

If you add on the exams, you will need to sit the examinations in either Birmingham, Bolton, Doncaster, London or Macclesfield and we will book these for you, when you are ready.

Course Duration

You will have up to one year to complete your GCSE Maths Higher Tier course from the date you receive your materials. With this course, you will have the flexibility to study at your own pace, and your only deadlines are the GCSE exams, which typically take place during the summer exam period (May/June).

Study Method

This course enables you to study your GCSE Maths course from home. Your course materials will be sent by post or you can study online, so receiving your materials is easy and hassle-free. Full tutor support will be available via email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcome

Upon successful completion of your exams, you will receive your GCSE Maths qualification.

The GCSE is awarded by AQA and it is recognised by universities, schools, and employers globally.

 

Exam details

Paper 1: Non-Calculator

Type: Written examination

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Weighing: 33% of the GCSE

Total marks: 80

Assessed: Content from all parts of the course

Assessment type: A mix of question styles, from short, single-mark questions to multi-step problems.


Paper 2: Calculator

Type: Written examination

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Weighing: 33% of the GCSE

Total marks: 80

Assessed: Content from all parts of the course

Assessment type: A mix of question styles, from short, single-mark questions to multi-step problems.


Paper 3: Calculator

Type: Written examination

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Weighing: 33% of the GCSE

Total marks: 80

Assessed: Content from all parts of the course

Assessment type: A mix of question styles, from short, single-mark questions to multi-step problems.

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