Maths GCSE (Part-Time)

Course Overview

The GCSE Mathematics course provides an opportunity for students wishing to improve their confidence and skills in numeracy and gain a qualification in GCSE Mathematics, which is a fundamental requirement for many careers.

Students have many reasons for taking this course, including furthering their education, employment opportunities or seeking to support children in school.

The intermediate tier delivered at the college allows students to achieve the B grade GCSE, which is now a requirement for many teaching and nursing degrees. The main topics covered in this course are:

-Algebra and Graphs
-Shape, Space, and Trigonometry
-Handling and presenting Data

The course is a one year course that is delivered using a variety of different teaching techniques.

  • Entry Requirements


  • Career Prospects

    Career Prospects: A C grade in GCSE maths is required for many jobs. An increasing number of universities and courses require a B grade as part of their entry requirements.

  • Assessment


    There are two examinations which take place in May and June. Both papers make up 50% of the final mark.

    Paper 1 - Non calculator Paper
    Paper 2 - Calculator Paper
    The following grades are available E, D, C and B.

  • Additional Costs

    Essential Mathematical equipment is needed for this course, these include:
    -Scientific Calculator

Study Mode



Neath College

Newtown College

Afan College

Brecon Beacons College

Pontardawe College

Course Length

1 Year