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GCSE Maths - Level 2


This GCSE maths course aims to help you achieve a qualification that is widely recognised and requested by employers or for progression into university-level study.

Start dates and fees

  • If you have a GCSE at grade 3/D (or lower) in maths, the cost will be FREE.
  • If you have a GCSE at grade 4/C (or above) in maths, the cost will be £812.

The course fee can either be paid in full or in four instalments.

If you wish to pay in instalments, you will be required to pay 25% (£203.00) of the total fee on the day of enrolment and a Direct Debit mandate would then need to be completed to enable the college to collect a further three payments of £203.00 bi-monthly. The payments will be taken on the date you choose on the Direct Debit mandate form.

Please contact the college’s finance department for further details on 0808 100 3626.

Start DateDay/TimeWksCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
over 19
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
12:30 - 15:00

E You may be eligible for fee exemption depending on your circumstances. Please see our fees for adult learners page for more information.

For more information on GCSE start dates, times and fees please contact us on our enquiries line 0808 100 3626 or email

What will I study?

The course will follow the GCSE mathematics curriculum at foundation level with AQA examination board.

The course will cover the board topics of:

  • number
  • algebra
  • measure, shape and space 
  • statistics

There will be an option to take the higher paper and this will based on continual assessment by your tutor.

Entry requirements

  • This course is for learners aged 19+ only
  • For learners who have achieved a GCSE at grade 3/D (or lower) in maths and aiming to improve their grade.
  • Before you can enrol onto this course, you will be invited to a welcome event and tasked at completing a computer-based assessment to assess your suitability onto this course.

How long is the course?

34 weeks.

How will I be assessed?

You will take three externally assessed examinations in May and June.

One of these will be a non-calculator examination and the other two you will be permitted to use a calculator.

Each examination is an hour and a half and will be held at our Derby Road campus.

What can I progress onto?

  • University-level study
  • Employment.

Career opportunities

How do I apply?

Apply online

Next steps

Attend an open event

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Call our general enquiries team

0808 100 3626
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