BTEC Mathematical Applications

About the course

In this BTEC Level 2 Award, studied in Years 10 and 11, you will explore how mathematics is applied to various vocational areas, such as science and engineering. You will learn how mathematical concepts including geometry, measures, number and algebra are applied to real-life contexts.

Overview of units

The content is divided into broad topic areas:

  • Applications of number
  • Statistics and probability
  • Geometry and measure
  • Algebra

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for starting this course.

Assessment

The course assessment includes two written pieces – Assignment 1 applies number, statistics and probability to a vocational setting, while Assignment 2 applies geometry, measure and algebra to an engineering problem.

Where you can go next

This course can lead to Level 3 qualifications at age 16–18. It provides a useful basis for further study, employment and training in a range of STEM areas, where applied mathematical skills are vital.

Information from the examination body

Full details of this course can be found at the Pearson website.

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