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    I know it may sound a bit odd, but I want to take the further maths A level exam only, no maths A-level exam. Of course, I will cover the A-level maths modules as well as the modules needed for further maths. I am an international student and in my own country, I will be taking the equivalent of maths a level. Doing the maths exams at a-level (at Edexcel International) will, therefore, be a waste of time and money.

    Do you guys know whether it is possible to take the fm exams only?
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    (Original post by Jeffrey98)
    I know it may sound a bit odd, but I want to take the further maths A level exam only, no maths A-level exam. Of course, I will cover the A-level maths modules as well as the modules needed for further maths. I am an international student and in my own country, I will be taking the equivalent of maths a level. Doing the maths exams at a-level (at Edexcel International) will, therefore, be a waste of time and money.

    Do you guys know whether it is possible to take the fm exams only?
    from my knowledge, further maths is an optional but not the maths...
    maybe ask your teacher they should be able to help you
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    (Original post by fatima1998)
    from my knowledge, further maths is an optional but not the maths...
    maybe ask your teacher they should be able to help you
    I am not doing A-levels except for further maths. The system in my own country is different from what it is in the UK. My teacher doesn't know anything about A-levels at all.

    The only reason that I want to do further maths at Edexcel International is that my school doesn't offer further maths.
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    (Original post by Jeffrey98)
    I know it may sound a bit odd, but I want to take the further maths A level exam only, no maths A-level exam. Of course, I will cover the A-level maths modules as well as the modules needed for further maths. I am an international student and in my own country, I will be taking the equivalent of maths a level. Doing the maths exams at a-level (at Edexcel International) will, therefore, be a waste of time and money.

    Do you guys know whether it is possible to take the fm exams only?
    You can take the exams if you wish but you cannot be awarded a qualification


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    (Original post by gdunne42)
    You can take the exams if you wish but you cannot be awarded a qualification


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    Okay thanks. So if want to get a fm qualification, I should do both the maths and further maths exams, right?
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    (Original post by Jeffrey98)
    Okay thanks. So if want to get a fm qualification, I should do both the maths and further maths exams, right?
    Yes, you have to have an A level in maths to be awarded an A level in further maths.


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    (Original post by gdunne42)
    Yes, you have to have an A level in maths to be awarded an A level in further maths.


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    Further maths is an entirely separate A level, there is no need to do maths, however in most situations it would be absurd.
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    (Original post by Jabberjay_)
    Further maths is an entirely separate A level, there is no need to do maths, however in most situations it would be absurd.
    Check the specification. Page 87.
    http://qualifications.pearson.com/co...Maths_Iss3.pdf

    Unless someone has or is working towards an Edexcel (Pearson) A level in maths or an approved A level from an alternative examiner, they can't get a further maths A level.

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    Thanks guys
 
 
 

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