Mathematics AS and A2 OCR MEI

Boards: OCR MEI (3895 and 7895) only

AS Level Maths comprises three units, usually two Core Units and one Applied Unit.

A Maths A level comprises six units. There are four Core Units and two Applied Units.

We offer courses covering the following unit combinations for OCR MEI Mathematics:

• Core 1 & Core 2 (C1+C2)
• Core 3 & Core 4 (C3+C4)
• Mechanics 1 and/or Statistics 1 (M1+S1)

Please note: the OCR board offers two specifications: OCR and OCR MEI. Please ensure you book the correct course for your board of examination.

Core Units

Our course is designed to enable students to choose from the following combinations of Core units:

C1+C2 only
C3+C4 only
C1+C2+C3+C4

Applied units

Mechanics (M1) and Statistics (S1) can be studied either on their own or in combination with the core units, depending on the student’s timetable. Applied units are taught over a five day week, with 1.5 hours of contact time per unit per day.

C1+C2

• Mathematical processes; Algebra; Co-ordinate geometry; Polynomials; Curve sketching
• Algebra; Sequences and series; Trigonometry; Calculus; Curve sketching

C3+C4

• Proof; Exponentials and natural logarithms; Functions; Calculus
• Algebra; Trigonometry; Parametric equations; Calculus; Vectors; Comprehension

We strongly advise that students have covered the module at school before attempting to embark upon the revision course for that module.

Please contact a Course Director to discuss your individual requirements/combination of units.