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Course Description

This IGCSE 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.

What does the course prepare me for?

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.

What will the exams look like?

Core curriculum: Grades available: C-G

Paper 1 - 1 hour

Short-answer questions.

Candidates should answer each question.

Weighting: 35%

Paper 2 - 1½ hours

Short-answer questions.

Candidates should answer each question.

Weighting: 35%

Extended curriculum: Grades available: A*-E

Paper 3 - 2 hours

Structured questions.

Candidates should answer each question.

Weighting: 65%

Paper 4 - 2½ hours

Structured questions.

Candidates should answer each question.

Weighting: 65%

Past papers are available on the University of Cambridge IGCSE website where students can get an idea of the tier they should enter for. The tutor will also provide advice on this when they have gained an impression of your potential.

Previous Knowledge Required

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 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.


You will receive the entire package of course materials in a single dispatch together with dedicated Tutor Support for 12 months.  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 quizzes to help you gauge your progress.

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.

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Enrolment Fees

You can enrol online today by either paying in full or taking advantage of our easy payment plan.  The first instalment will be due one month following enrolment.

Payment Method            Version Initial Payment Monthly Instalment Total Payable
Pay in Full Online £245.00 Nil £245.00
Instalment Option 1 Online £160.00 £48.75 X 4 months £355.00
Instalment Option 2 Online £88.75 £88.75 X 3 months £355.00

Please note the easy payment plan is not available to International Students.


What will I be examined on?

The two assessment objectives in Mathematics are:

A - Mathematical techniques
B - Applying mathematical techniques to solve problems

A description of each assessment objective follows below:

A - Mathematical techniques

Candidates should be able to:

1. organise, interpret and present information accurately in written, tabular, graphical and diagrammatic forms.
2. perform calculations by suitable methods.
3. use an electronic calculator and also perform some straightforward calculations without a calculator.
4. understand systems of measurement in everyday use and make use of them in the solution of problems.
5. estimate, approximate and work to degrees of accuracy appropriate to the context and convert between equivalent numerical forms.
6. use mathematical and other instruments to measure and to draw to an acceptable degree of accuracy.
7. interpret, transform and make appropriate use of mathematical statements expressed in words or symbols.
8. recognise and use spatial relationships in two and three dimensions, particularly in solving problems.
9. recall, apply and interpret mathematical knowledge in the context of everyday situations.

B - Applying mathematical techniques to solve problems

In questions which are set in context and/or which require a sequence of steps to solve, candidates should be able to:

10. make logical deductions from given mathematical data.
11. recognise patterns and structures in a variety of situations, and form generalisations.
12. respond to a problem relating to a relatively unstructured situation by translating it into an appropriately structured form.
13. analyse a problem, select a suitable strategy and apply an appropriate technique to obtain its solution.
14. apply combinations of mathematical skills and techniques in problem solving.
15. set out mathematical work, including the solution of problems, in a logical and clear form using appropriate symbols and terminology.

Suggested Reading

IGCSE Core Mathematics by Colin Nye.

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN:  978-0-435966-85-0


IGCSE Extended Mathematics by Colin Nye.

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN:  978-0-435966-86-7

Awarding Organisation

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.


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