Collage showing close ups of people working out various maths problems from text books

GCSE Maths

Qualification: GCSE
Level 2

Apply now

About this course

Click to expand

You can study GCSE Mathematics at College if you have already achieved a grade D/3 or if your diagnostic assessment indicates GCSE as the correct level for you.  You may not be keen to take Maths again, but making the step up from grade D/3 to grade C/4 will be hugely valuable.  Grade C/4 or above in GCSE Mathematics is essential for many progression opportunities.

The course will be a 3-hour class each week plus homework to ensure you have the best chance of success.

*Our Maths courses are FREE – you would only need to pay for GCSE Maths if you have already achieved this qualification at grade C/4 or above.

Important Notice

Please note that all classes and courses are subject to minimum numbers. If there are too few enrolments, the College may cancel the class. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until enrolment is complete.

If you have any questions about this course, please email:  

You will study four main topics covering: number, shape and space, algebra and statistics.

Three exams are taken across May and June, one without a calculator. Throughout the year there will be practice papers taken under exam conditions to give students the opportunity to learn exam techniques.

Grade D/3 in GCSE Mathematics or Level 1 or 2 Functional Skills, documentary proof will be needed. Students will be assessed as to their suitability through online assessment at the College before entry on to the course.

You will be required to attend an assessment/interview at the College prior to enrolling onto the course.

Start Date Course Times Duration Campus Fees
11/09/24 12:30 - 15:30 (Wed) 1 year Main campus FREE*
12/09/24 09:00 - 12:00 (Thu) 1 year Main campus FREE*

Many employers seek a Grade C/4 as part of their entry requirements for even a job interview. However many mature students find that not having a Grade C/4 can hold them back for future promotion within their chosen career or for progressing to higher education.