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Mathematics IGCSE

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For £1,500, you get access to all 4 of our IGCSE programmes in Business, Physics, English and ...

Study method
Online, self-paced
Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9-1) in Mathematics
Regulated qualification What's this?
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) not included in price, and must be purchased separately
  • Tutor is available to students

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Mathematics is integral to applications and equipment we rely on every day. From building computers to flying a plane or even providing much-needed healthcare practices. Mathematics is an indispensable skill for an extensive range of industries.

This course enables you to develop highly sought-after logical and analytical thought processes, problem-solving abilities and good computing techniques. It will give you the foundation to pursue careers in a wide range of fields including: finance, credit risk, business intelligence, actuarial science, teaching, and research.

The contents of this course are covered over 5 modules, all of which contain an assessment upon completion to help test and cement the student’s knowledge and understanding. Therefore, this gives students the best chance of passing an IGCSE qualification in a flexible and affordable manner.

Also included:

  • All course material, including online modules and past exam papers.
  • Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Skype sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online social learning forum
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £19.90
  • FREE laptop
  • Free CV writing help on completion of the course.


Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9-1) in Mathematics

Regulated by Ofqual

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Module listing

The Basics’

This section covers a range of topics including whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages, ratio, algebraic expressions, equations & formulas, coordinates & midpoints, shapes and angles, area and perimeter, collecting data, averages & range, displaying data and introduction to probability.

Moving on (Foundation)

This module covers a range of topics including factors, multiples and primes, rounding and approximation, fractions and mixed numbers, proportion, indices, algebraic expressions, equations, formulas and inequalities, Linear sequences, graphs, shapes and angles, transformations, area and volume, compound measures, circles, displaying and interpreting data and probability.

Preparing for Higher Tier

This module covers a range of topics including percentages, indices and standard form, algebraic expressions, equations, formulae and inequalities, non- linear sequences, graphs and functions, construction and loci, circles, cylinders, cones and spheres, similarity and congruence, Pythagoras and trigonometry, vectors, bias and sampling, grouped frequency tables and probability.

Mastering the Higher Tier

This module covers a range of topics including decimals and place values, working with roots, algebraic expressions, quadratics, more equations and inequalities, quadratic and other non- linear sequences, graphs and functions, circle theorems, similar shapes, transformations, Pythagoras and trigonometry, vectors, inter- quartile range, histograms and probability

Exam Preparation

This module prepares students for exams by providing exam papers for students to work through, including both Foundation and Higher Tier.

Who is this course for?

The typical age at which people choose to complete the IGCES’s is 14 to 16, but anyone over the age of 14 can enrol onto this course. You also do not need any previous qualifications to be eligible for this course.


Approximately 6 months before an exam date, Students should book their place at an exam centre to take the Edexcel GCSE Mathematics (1MA1 specification) exam.

The exam centre could be a private exam centre or a school or college that is also submitting its own students for the exam.

Edexcel publish a list of exam centres that accept private candidates. This won’t cover every available centre, so if there’s nothing shown in your area, we recommend contacting local schools and colleges directly.

Exam fees are not included in the course cost as they are paid directly to the exam centre.

Career path

Upon completion of this course, students will have the foundations and fundamental knowledge needed in order to study A levels or a Level 3 qualification with Online Business School.

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.