Quite soon it will be up to you to choose what you study… ….but are you making an informed choice?
What are your options for mathematics post-16? GCSE Mathematics – keep going to get a good grade Science, Technology, Engineering courses – developing and improving your mathematics skills AS level in Mathematics or Use of Maths – 1- year courses to extend what you have done at GCSE A level Mathematics – 2 year course AS/A level Further Mathematics – extends and broadens the range of mathematical skills and applications
What do you want out of your future career? I want to enjoy my work I want the opportunity to travel and meet interesting people I want to earn LOADS OF MONEY! I want to do something worthwhile
Average Hourly Pay Figures from the Office for National Statistics show the median hourly earnings by qualification level in 2010
Versatile Qualification for your Career Prospects Finance-Actuarial Work, Accountancy, Banking Financial Modelling Business- Logistics, Traffic Planning, Project Management, Business Consultancy Statistics- Medical Statistics, Market Research, Government Statistics Teaching/Lecturing
Engineering-Aircraft Modelling, Fluid Flows, Acoustic Engineering, Quantity Surveyor, Planner, Electronics, Civil Engineering STEM - New technologies Science -Modelling Populations and Diseases Quantum Physics, Astronomy, Forensics, DNA sequencing
Security and Encryption GCHQ STEM - New technologies
It’s hard but you can do well Many people do succeed at A level Maths Data JCQ from 2012 A Level Results SubjectA*/ABCDEU English21.226.929.9126.96.36.199 Law17.924.325.8188.8.131.52 Mathematics43.922.015.710.55.62.3 Media Studies11.030.336.9184.108.40.206 Psychology17.526.126.8220.127.116.11 Further Maths57.421.011.06.12.81.7 All Subjects26.626.024.014.96.52.0