Specification | Assessment structure | Compulsory Further Pure topics | Optional components |
---|---|---|---|

AQA | 2 × 1 hour 30 minutes 1 Pure, 1 Applied |
- Complex numbers - Matrices - Further algebra and functions - Further calculus - Further vectors - Polar coordinates - Hyperbolic functions |
1 examination, students select 2 out of 3 sections from Discrete, Mechanics and Statistics |

Edexcel (Accredited) |
2 × 1 hour 40 minutes 1 Compulsory Pure, 1 Paper covering 2 options |
- Proof - Complex numbers - Matrices - Further algebra and functions - Further calculus - Further vectors |
1 Paper covering 2 options from: - Further Pure 1 and Further Pure 2 - Further Pure 1 and Statistics 1 - Further Pure 1 and Mechanics 1 - Further Pure 1 and Decision 1 - Statistics 1 and Mechanics 1 - Statistics 1 and Decision 1 - Statistics 1 and Statistics 2 - Mechanics 1 and Decision 1 - Mechanics 1 and Mechanics 2 - Decision 1 and Decision 2 |

MEI (Accredited) |
3 × 1 hour 15 minutes 1 Pure, 2 options |
- Complex numbers - Matrices - Proof by induction - Sums of standard series - Vectors |
2 options, each with a separate examination, from: - Mechanics a - Statistics a - Modelling with algorithms - Numerical methods - Mechanics b - Statistics b |

OCR A (Accredited) |
3 × 1 hour 15 minutes 1 Pure, 2 options |
- Proof - Complex numbers - Matrices - Vectors - Algebra |
2 optional units, each with a separate examination, from: - Statistics - Mechanics - Discrete Mathematics - Additional Pure Mathematics |

Specification | Assessment structure | Compulsory Further Pure topics | Optional components |
---|---|---|---|

AQA | 3 × 2 hours 2 Further Pure, 1 Applied |
- Proof - Complex numbers - Matrices - Further algebra and functions - Further calculus - Further vectors - Polar coordinates - Hyperbolic functions - Differential equations - Trigonometry - Numerical methods - Coordinate geometry |
1 examination, students select 2 out of 3 sections from Discrete, Mechanics and Statistics |

Edexcel (Draft 2) |
4 × 1 hour 30 minutes 2 Compulsory Pure, 2 Optional |
- Proof - Complex numbers - Matrices - Further algebra and functions - Further calculus - Further vectors - Polar coordinates - Hyperbolic functions - Differential equations |
2 optional units, each with a separate examination, from: - Further Pure 1 - Further Pure 2 - Mechanics 1 - Mechanics 2 - Statistics 1 - Statistics 2 - Decision 1 - Decision 2 |

MEI (Accredited) |
Either: - 2 hour 40 minutes (Further Pure) - 2 hour 15 minutes (major) - 1 hour 15 minutes (minor)* or - 2 hour 40 minutes (Further Pure) - 3 × 1 hour 15 minutes (minor)* *1 hour 45 minutes for MEI Further Pure with Technology |
- Complex numbers - Matrices - Proof by induction - Sums of standard series - Method of differences - Maclaurin series - Further vectors - Calculus (including polar coordinates) - Hyperbolic functions - Differential equations |
1 major and 1 minor option or 3 minor options, each with a separate examination, from:Major options- Mechanics - Statistics Minor options- Mechanics - Statistics - Modelling with algorithms - Numerical methods - Extra pure - Further pure with technology |

OCR A (Accredited) |
4 × 1 hour 30 minutes 2 Pure, 2 options |
- Proof - Complex numbers - Matrices - Vectors - Algebra - Series - Hyperbolic functions - Further calculus - Polar coordinates - Differential equations |
2 optional units, each with a separate examination, from: - Statistics - Mechanics - Discrete Mathematics - Additional Pure Mathematics |

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Draft structure of AS/A level Further Mathematics from 2017 (pdf).

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**Please note that these are based on specifications prior to approval by Ofqual.**

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