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How does maths relate to my young person’s future career in technology?

Higher-level mathematics is an indispensable tool for anyone pursuing a career in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

  • Higher-level maths sharpens your young person’s problem-solving skills and logical reasoning by teaching them how to approach complex problems, analyse them, and find solutions.
  • Many advanced topics in STEM are built on mathematical principles. For example, calculus is fundamental to physics and engineering, while statistics is crucial in data analysis and computer science.
  • The ability to perform mathematical computations and use mathematical software is crucial in today’s technology-driven world.
  • Proficiency in higher-level maths is highly sought after by employers in the STEM field. It can significantly improve job prospects and career advancement.

Discovering the right path for your child’s education post-16 can be key in ensuring a bright and prosperous future. Maths is the language of the universe and opens doors to a wide range of possibilities in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

The AMSP aims to increase participation in the advanced maths qualifications – Core Maths, AS/A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics – and support improvement in the teaching of these qualifications.

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Watch our WHY MATHS videos and hear from other young people how studying maths has helped them with their other subjects and lead them into really interesting and varied careers.

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