Should I do AS Further Maths in my second year?

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Benjidude
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I do A-levels in Maths, Physics and Spanish. Should I do AS Further Maths in my second year? Or will it be too much?
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(Original post by Benjidude)
I do A-levels in Maths, Physics and Spanish. Should I do AS Further Maths in my second year? Or will it be too much?
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AS further maths is not excessively difficult for someone doing well in maths.
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The extra workload could impact your time to study for your other subjects and those A level results will be what decide your university place. Linear A levels inevitably mean there's a greater workload for final exam revision than the modular A levels of the past.
FM AS would be advantageous if you planned to do e.g. Physics or Engineering. FM AS is unlikely to enhance an application e.g. for a business course, they tend not to be as highly mathematical as e.g. an economics course where it might be somewhat advantageous.
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(Original post by gdunne42)
AS further maths is not excessively difficult for someone doing well in maths.
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The extra workload could impact your time to study for your other subjects and those A level results will be what decide your university place. Linear A levels inevitably mean there's a greater workload for final exam revision than the modular A levels of the past.
FM AS would be advantageous if you planned to do e.g. Physics or Engineering. FM AS is unlikely to enhance an application e.g. for a business course, they tend not to be as highly mathematical as e.g. an economics course where it might be somewhat advantageous.
Ahh ok. That's really helpful because I was considering taking a business management course, so thank you for your analogy.
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AS qualifications are two year courses now anyways iirc
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