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    What is it like compared to maths?

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    What is it like compared to maths?
    Hi there. I'm currently an A2 student. I studied further maths and maths in AS. If you're a student who enjoys maths than I'd say go for it. It's not a big difference in AS as it is to normal AS maths. Doing 4 subjects in AS, becomes 3. As you're doing your other 2 a levels, maths and further maths. So it pretty much feels like one subject. If you're looking to do it..I'd say go for it. I got As in both of them
    However...I did drop further maths in A2. As I didn't really need it for my uni. Talking to my friends in A2 who do further maths it does get very tricky...when you do the modules FP2 and FP3. In AS all you do is FP1 and two other modules (eg. S1 D1 M1)

    In other words..its an easy way to get a very good AS grade...
    Talking to career advisors they told me you only need further maths as A2 if you want to peruse maths at uni. I'm going to study pharmacy so it wasn't needed

    Further maths is honestly a fair bit harder, but if you're not struggling with AdMaths in Year 11, you'll be perfectly fine
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Updated: May 14, 2015


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