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1. Combinations of Modules
Hey guys, I have a question.

Basically, I've done further maths at AS and I want to continue it to A2, albeit with relatively easy modules.

My maths AS and A2 course consists of: C1, C2, C3, C4, M1, S1.

Now, for further maths AS, this year I have done: FP1, FP2 and M2.

Don't ask why FP2 has been done at AS, my school is a bit retarded.

Anyway, I need help in picking some modules for A2, and I was wondering if the following is actually possible: FP3, D1, D2.

D1 and D2 are really easy I'm told, and to be honest I really don't want to do anything like M3, because I struggled a bit with M2 and I'm going to have to self-teach the course.

Is doing FP3, D1 and D2 allowed for further maths A2?

Thanks.
2. Re: Combinations of Modules
(Original post by Hamburglar)

Is doing FP3, D1 and D2 allowed for further maths A2?

Thanks.
Yes, that's fine

S2 is also pretty straightforward. If you found S1 OK you might choose that over D2
Last edited by gdunne42; 31-07-2012 at 09:31.
3. Re: Combinations of Modules
Entirely possible - just be careful with the decision modules; I've heard you have to be really precise with your method, far more so than in other modules.
4. Re: Combinations of Modules
(Original post by gdunne42)
Yes, that's fine

S2 is also pretty straightforward. If you found S1 OK you might choose that over D2
That's something I should also consider, thanks.

(Original post by PerArduaAdAstra)
Entirely possible - just be careful with the decision modules; I've heard you have to be really precise with your method, far more so than in other modules.
Alright thanks, and yeah I have heard that they're very nit-picky in the exams. :P
5. Re: Combinations of Modules
That's fine, enjoy having some really easy maths lessons of D1 and D2 whilst some of the hardest lessons in FP3! From personal experience, all I can say is do not get lazy on the decision modules just because they are easy! There is a fair bit remember (Just as much as any other '1' or '2' module) and the grade boundaries normally don't allow you to make room for too many mistake otherwise you will suffer! I'm not trying to scare you, you're much better off doing D1 and D2 compared to something like M3 if you're doing FP3
6. Re: Combinations of Modules
(Original post by Hamburglar)
That's something I should also consider, thanks.

Alright thanks, and yeah I have heard that they're very nit-picky in the exams. :P
You don't have to do FP3, only at least one of FP2 and FP3. You could therefore do D1 D2 and S2.
7. Re: Combinations of Modules
It all rather depends on what you're applying for next.

Good Maths / engineering / science degrees want as many pure and mechanics modules as possible.

For comp sci, the decision maths is useful.

For psychology / social sciences, the stats is useful.

The unis know that not all modules are equally difficult, so an 85 in M3 may be more valuable to you than a 95 in D1.
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