Course at a glance
This Accredited Level 2 Mathematics Diploma provides a solid basis for students wishing to gain a better understanding in the basics of Mathematics. Through study of the course, students will become confident with demonstrating knowledge and understanding of numbers and algebra with the use of calculations, equations and formulae.
The course is designed to be accessible for those with limited mathematical backgrounds, and as such is an excellent starting point for students wishing to learn more about mathematics.
The course is a year in length and divided into 2 units of study. At the end of each unit there is an associated TMA (Tutor Marked Assessment) which students are required to complete and submit. The course is formally assessed by an average grade being attained from the 2 submitted Assessments.
Accredited Level 2 Mathematics Diploma Entry Requirements
Basic English reading and writing skills, as full tutor support is given.
All students must be 16 years of age or above.
Approximately 160 hours.
Accredited Level 2 Mathematics Diploma Course Duration
You can enrol on the course at any time.
Two tutor marked assignments; one assignment after each unit.
Accredited Level 2 Mathematics Diploma Course Content
Accredited Level 2 Mathematics Diploma Unit 1: Number and Algebra
Module 1: Numbers and the Number System
- Powers and roots
- Set language and notation
- Ratio and proportion
- Degree of accuracy
- Standard Form
- Applying Number
- Electronic Calculators
Module 2: Equations, formulae and identities
- Use of symbols
- Algebraic manipulation
- Expressions and formulae
- Linear Equations
- Simultaneous linear equations
- Quadratic Equations
Module 3: Sequences, functions and graphs
- Function Notation
- Graphical Approach to Inequalities
- Graphical Approach to Proportion
Accredited Level 2 Mathematics Diploma Unit 2: Shape, Space, Measures, and Handling Data
Module 4: Geometry & Vectors and Transformation Geometry
- Angles and triangles
- Circle Properties
- Geometrical Reasoning
- Trigonometry and Pythagoras’ Theorem
- Mensuration of 2D shapes
- 3-D Shapes and Volume
- Transformation Geometry
Module 5: Statistics
- Graphical Representation of data
- Statistical Measures
This Accredited Level 2 Mathematics Diploma course can be used in preparation for progressing to higher level study in relevant mathematical subjects (for example Accredited Level 3 Diplomas) or as a vehicle for career development or to fulfil entry requirements to education courses.