**A Level further Mathematics**

**Examining Board : Edexcel**

**Specification : Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Advanced GCE in Further Mathematics (9FM0)**

**First teaching from September 2017**

**First certiﬁcation from 2019**

**A Level further Mathematics**

**Examining Board : Edexcel**

**Specification : Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Advanced GCE in Further Mathematics (9FM0)**

**First teaching from September 2017**

**First certiﬁcation from 2019**

**Qualification at a glance **

The Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Advanced GCE in Further Mathematics consists of four externally-examined papers. Students must complete all assessment in May/June in any single year.

**Paper 1: Core Pure Mathematics 1 (*Paper code: 9FM0/01)**

**Paper 2: Core Pure Mathematics 2 (*Paper code: 9FM0/02)**

Each paper is: 1 hour and 30 minutes written examination

25 % of the qualification

75 marks

**Content overview
**

- Topic 1 – Proof
- Topic 2 – Complex numbers
- Topic 3 –Matrices
- Topic 4 –Further algebra and functions
- Topic 5 – Further calculus
- Topic 6 – Further vectors
- Topic 7 – Polar coordinates
- Topic 8 –Hyperbolic functions
- Topic 9 –Differential equations

**Assessment overview**

- Paper 1 and Paper 2 may contain questions on any topics from the Pure Mathematics content.

- Students must answer all questions.
- Calculators can be used in the assessment.

**Paper 3: Further Mathematics Option 1**

(*Paper codes: 9FM0/3A-3D)

written examination: 1 hour and 30 minutes

25 % of the qualification

75 marks

**Content overview **

** **Students take one of the following four options:

A: Further Pure Mathematics 1

B: Further Statistics 1

C: Further Mechanics 1

D: Decision Mathematics 1

**Assessment overview
**

- Students must answer all questions.
- Calculators can be used in the assessment.

**Paper 4: Further Mathematics Option 2**

(*Paper codes: 9FM0/4A-4G)

written examination: 1 hour and 30 minutes

25 % of the qualification

75 marks

**Content overview **

** **Students take one of the following seven options:

A: Further Pure Mathematics 2

B: Further Statistics 1

C: Further Mechanics 1

D: Decision Mathematics 1

E: Further Statistics 2

F: Further Mechanics 2

G: Decision Mathematics 2

**Assessment overview
**

- Students must answer all questions.
- Calculators can be used in the assessment.

(There will be restrictions on which papers can be taken together)