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Maths: Foundation or Higher Level GCSE

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All students who do not have GCSE Maths at grade A*- C will need to retake Maths as part of their course.

Course details

The topics covered are: Number, Shape and Space, Statistics and Algebra.

How is it assessed?

Assessment is by two written examinations worth 100% of the final mark. There is no coursework.

Course duration

One year full-time.

Other courses of interest

  1. Maths: AS and A Level
  2. Further Maths: AS and A Level

Entry requirements

Students who have a grade D will take Edexcel GCSE Maths Higher tier.

Those students who have grades E-G will take the Foundation tier.


What do I need to study this subject?

You will study this subject if you do not have a GCSE Maths grade A*-C when you start your course.

Where can this lead me?

GCSE Maths is seen as a key qualification by employers and universities. Most now require a grade C and increasingly many now require a grade B, or higher.

How to apply

Application Form

Give your completed application form to the person responsible at your school/college – head of year or careers teacher. Please then send us your completed form, including your reference and predicted GCSE grades. Remember to attach a copy of your most recent passport photo page.

Following receipt of your application we will send you an acknowledgement. You will then receive another letter to invite you for an interview. We look forward to receiving your application.

Application Form

For the Art and Design Foundation Diploma, please see the application form below

  Application Form For UAL Awarding Body Art and Design Foundation

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