This IGCSE Maths course will develop mathematical knowledge as a key life skill, and as a basis for more advanced study. The syllabus aims to build learners’ confidence by helping them develop a feel for numbers, patterns and relationships, and places a strong emphasis on solving problems and presenting and interpreting results. Learners also gain an understanding of how to communicate and reason using mathematical concepts.
This International GCSE Maths Course is ideal for anyone wishing to gain a knowledge and understanding of this subject. You will also find this course extremely valuable if you are looking for a progression route for further training whilst employed.
This course will help develop students’ knowledge of maths as a key life skill and will help form a basis for more advanced study. The course syllabus encourages students to increase their confidence, helping them develop a feel for numbers, patterns and relationships. The IGCSE Maths course places a strong emphasis on solving problems and interpreting results.
The study pack is designed to match closely the curriculum content of the syllabus and will provide you with the information and support you’ll need to take the exams with confidence.
The materials and accompanying exercises provided will help you to develop the necessary knowledge and confidence to successfully attempt the exams. The key parts of the course which are important in every aspect are planning your studies and practice assessments where feedback from your tutor is of the utmost importance.
The Cambridge International GCSE Maths Course qualification is assessed by two externally assessed exam papers:
IGCSE Maths (Core) Paper 1 Paper Code: 0980/12
IGCSE Maths (Core) Paper 2 Paper Code: 0980/32
IGCSE Maths (Extended) Paper 1 Paper Code: 0980/22
IGCSE Maths (Extended) Paper 2 Paper Code:0980/42
The Edexcel International GCSE Maths Course qualification is assessed by two externally assessed exam papers:
IGCSE Maths (Foundation Tier) Paper 1 Paper Code: 4MA1/1FR
IGCSE Maths (Foundation Tier) Paper 2 Paper Code: 4MA1/2FR
IGCSE Maths (Higher Tier) Paper 1 Paper Code: 4MA1/1HR
IGCSE Maths (Higher Tier) Paper 2 Paper Code 4MA1/2HR
The course will be delivered online including Tutor Support for two years. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor and you must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.
You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.
The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. You will also have access to a range of online resources.
Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examinations at an approved centre when an examination forms part of the course. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.
Paper 2 (Extended)
Short-answer questions based on the Extended curriculum.
Paper 4 (Extended)
Structured questions based on the Extended curriculum.
Numbers and the number system
Equations, formulae and identities
Sequences, functions and graphs
Geometry and trigonometry
Vectors and transformation geometry
Statistics and probability
Q & A
Will I require any previous knowledge to start this course?
You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 2 years from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.
What is included with this course?
In-depth study materials covering the full specification
Two years tutor support
Assignment marking and feedback
Will I need to purchase any books?
You will not need to purchase any books as we cover everything that is required in the course materials unless otherwise stated on the course page.
Are there any additional costs?
Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examinations at an approved centre. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.
I live overseas, would I be able to take this course?
Yes, this course is available to international students, however if there is an examination at the end of the course, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org in order that we can advise you further.
Do I have to pay delivery?
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How many hours should I allow for this course?
We recommend that you are able to dedicate between 120 and 150 hours’ study time, plus additional time for completing assignments.
Can I complete this course sooner if I wish to?
Yes, you can work at your own pace to complete this course.
What is the course title and code for this qualification?
IGCSE Maths CIE: 0980
IGCSE Mathematics (Specification A) Edexcel: 4MA1
Edexcel was formed in 1996 by the merger of the Business & Technology Education Council (BTEC), the country’s leading provider of vocational qualifications, and the University of London Examinations & Assessment Council (ULEAC), one of the major exam boards for GCSEs and A levels.
In the UK, Edexcel work with more than 5,000 secondary schools, 450 further education colleges, 70 higher education institutions and more than 700 employers and training providers. As the company responsible for marking the national Key Stage 2 and 3 tests, they are also now working with 20,000 junior schools. Internationally, Edexcel operate in 112 countries and every year more than four million people trust their respected learning programmes and qualifications.
University of Cambridge International Examinations
Cambridge International Examinations is the world’s largest provider of international education programmes and their qualifications are taken in over 160 countries and recognised by universities, education providers and employers across the world.
Course fees for payment in full include:
Course materials which will cover the full Cambridge specification.
Assessment and feedback on all assignments.
Access to your personal Tutors via our online portal.
Access to a range of online resources.
Access to the NUS student card.
Tutor references once a satisfactory amount of work has been completed.