IGCSE Mathematics is a fundamental building block of education. You will cover core mathematical concepts like numbers, equations, sequences, geometry, vectors and statistics.
all our course features:
Expert tuition by a fully qualified teacher.
The course has been written for us by our tutor who has based the materials on the best practices available in teaching and learning. Included in your one year access to the online course are:
- Interactive, online lessons.
- Embedded videos
- Integrated assessments giving immediate feedback
- Tutor Marked Assessments based on past papers
- Discussion forums
- Tutor messaging/ help system
- Progress monitor
Who is this course for?
This course is for anyone wishing to gain a GCSE in maths and is suitable both for returning learners and those engaging with maths for the first time.
The course has been created to help students overcome any fears they may have about maths and any lack of self confidence. In fact, the course creates success by focusing on increasing the confidence of learners.
Please note, you will need to arrange your own exams with an exam centre. The exam centre will charge a fee; this should be in the range of £80 - 120, depending on the exam centre. Most schools and colleges are happy to take private candidates for the exams.
Please also note that our current course is based on the old IGCSE Maths syllabus from EDEXCEL. The last exam for these course is January 2018. You should book your exam with an exam centre for this time.
If you do not sit your exam in January 2018 and wish to sit the exam in May/June 2018, please notify us in mid-January and we will transfer you on to the new course.
There are no entry requirements for this course.
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Ajala Adeola Samson asked:
I am from Nigeria how much is this amount if I want to convert it to Nigeria Naira and that is it possible to sit for exam in Nigeria thank you
Hi It works out as 107470.13 Naira. To sit an exam you would contact the British Council in Nigeria. Google British council to find their contact details. Absorbonlinelearning teamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Is there an exam
Hi Yes, at the end of the course you sit 2 papers. These can be taken in May/June of each year. Absorbonlinelearning teamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Debra Blake asked:
Can I pay for this course by instalments?
Hi I'm afraid Reed do not have an instalment plan. absorbonlinelearning teamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Vanessa White asked:
Regarding my earlier question, thank you for your feedback. Would my daughter be able to write the exam anywhere in Central America or only in the UK
Hi again. We are limited on words on this so ask as many Qs as you need. If sitting the exam abroad then contact the British Coouncil as they mange UK exams abroad. I don't see a BC location in CR on their website. Failing that, then you can try the British School of Costa Rica in San Jose. You can ask them if your daughter can sit exams as a private candidate.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Vanessa White asked:
Hi, daughter of 15 born in Glasgow and now in Costa Rica wants to study math. She's homeschooled and had no official curriculum. Would she cope?
Hi. The simple answer is yes. However, the main factors are her own motivation and confidence as well as the emotional suport from yourself. The main impediment in maths is that some parts can leave students feeling like they are battering their head of a brick wall. Through perseverance and tutor support, these obstacles will be overcome. Our materials start at the basics, what is a number, adding two numbers (done pictorially) and moving a step at a time. No more room - please ask again.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi if I am to start the course now. How soon can I sit the exam?
Hi The first exam you can sit is in May/June. The next sitting is in January. Absorb Online LearningThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi i was wondering if it is still possible to enrol on this course, it says you could take the exam in may or July? is this still possible
Hi The exams are on 24th of May and 7th of June. There is still time. You usually need to give exam centres at least 3 months notice so they may charge a bit more to sit the exam. If you go inside a month they will charge you even more. Regards Absorb Student Support TeamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Ok do I have to go to a centre to take an exam?
Hi Yes, you would go to either a school, college or specialist private candidate exam centre to sit the exam. Absorbonlinelearning teamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hello, I understand the price is small, but to suit people’s current situations and circumstances, do you do down payments?
Hi I'm afraid there is no facility for this through Reed. absorbonlinelearning teamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I want to apply for this course how can i
You simply purchase the course on the online page and we will then enrol you on the course - an email will then come to you with your login details. absorbonlinelearning teamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi, What is the difference, apart from price with the IGCSE and GCSE courses?
Hi Diane. No real difference. They are both equally accepted as equivalent qualifications. There are some minor differences that often make igcse easier for independent students. For example, in English the GCSE has a compulsory speaking assessment and the igcse doesn't. In most subjects, though, since the change over to the new GCSEs these differences have disappeared.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Could I pay for the online gcse maths in instalments?. If not, could you recommend an alternative online website for gcse maths please.
Hi Cheryl. I am afraid I can't recommend other websites as this system does not allow me to enter web addresses. Regards Absorbeonlinelearning team.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Re: Exam centres asked:
Am interested in enrolling on to the above course could you confirm if there are any exam centres based in Newcastle. Many thanks Louise
Hi Louise. To check for centres Google Edexcel private candidates. Look for a link that says "Where can I take Pearson qualification exams? " Or just google that question. You will get an interactive map. I have just checked it and it seems the nearest centre is Middleborough. However, the map is not 100% up to date. Try phoning round local schools and colleges and tell them you want to it EDEXCEL GCSE Maths and ask if they accept private candidates.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi If I started GSCE Maths now what is the earliest I can take the exam and how can I guarantee a C grade? Many Thanks Natalie
Hi The next exams are it be too soon. The next after that are in January. You can guarantee a good grade by putting in enough hours. 120 hours of study would get you the top grade. Absorb Online Learning TeamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I am returning learner and I already achieved L1 so far I was wondering if I will be able to get GCSE L2. who will be the exam body ?
Hi The exam body is EDEXCEL and yes you will be able to achieve this. All it takes is time. If you put in 120 hours of study you will get the top grade. Absorb Online Learning Student Support TeamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi I'm currently doing online maths course with the open university. The maths is A level , and above. I want to do GCSE instead.
Hi Ali That's fine. We can help you with that. Just sign up for the course and we can get you started. Absorb Student Support TeamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Good afternoon, I just wanted to ask, by gaining a C grade or above I am able to use it to help obtain a placement in university, is this correct?
Dear Thomas Yes, that is absolutely correct. Most of our students do this course specifically to gain the qualification to enter university. Is there any thing else we can help you with? Regards Absorb Student Support TeamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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