Why Study Cambridge IGCSE Additional Maths

Cambridge IGCSE Additional Mathematics is accepted by universities and employers as proof of essential mathematical knowledge and ability. The Additional Mathematics syllabus is intended for high ability candidates who have achieved Grade A*, A or B in their GCSE or IGCSE Maths examination or are likely to do so. Successful Cambridge IGCSE Additional Mathematics candidates gain lifelong skills, including:

  • The further development of mathematical concepts and principles
  • The extension of mathematical skills and their use in more advanced techniques
  • An ability to solve problems, present solutions logically and interpret results
  • A solid foundation for further study

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IGCSE Course Information

Key Topics Covered in the Course

  • Functions & Quadratic functions
  • Equations, inequalities and graphs
  • Indices and surds
  • Factors of polynomials & simultaneous equations
  • Logarithmic and exponential functions
  • Straight line graphs & circular measure
  • Trigonometry
  • Permutations and combinations
  • Series & Vectors in two dimensions
  • Differentiation and integration
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Prior Requirements and Hours of Study

Previous study: CAIE recommends that learners starting this course should have studied a Mathematics curriculum such as IGCSE Mathematics and the Cambridge Lower Secondary programme or equivalent national educational framework. 

OR have achieved an average of 85% in the first four assignments of our IGCSE Extended Maths before being accepted onto the course.

You should allow up to 150 hours study time to complete the course plus additional time to complete the assignments.

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The Syllabus and Exam

This course will prepare you for Cambridge IGCSE Additional Maths 0606.

The exam comprises two written papers which are externally assessed.  Each paper is 2 hours long and is worth 50% of th overall grade.

Grades A* to E will be available for candidates who achieve the required standard. Since there is no Core Curriculum for this syllabus, Grades F and G will not be available. Therefore, candidates who do not achieve the minimum mark for Grade E will be unclassified.

Course Fee

The fee for Cambridge IGCSE Additional Maths is £495 via instalments. There is a discount of 5% for payment in full reducing the fee to £470.

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Laurie Cannon, IGCSE Parent, UK

You have been most helpful and straightforward to deal with, not every organisation behaves in this way so I would not hesitate to recommend your courses to others. Our son Rupert is doing great in his IGCSE Maths course and we may well add extra courses in time.

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