The main reason for studying Mathematics at A Level is that it is interesting and enjoyable. People like its challenge, its clarity, and the fact that you know when you are right. The solution of a problem has an excitement and a satisfaction. It is useful in a variety of careers and is probably one of the most marketable of A Level subjects.
Mathematics provides a sound foundation for students wanting to go on to university to study Mathematics or any subject which uses Mathematics, including Physics, Engineering, Economics and Computing. Other university courses which recommend an A Level in Mathematics include Law, Medicine, Business, Architecture, Biology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Land Economy, Geography, Geology, Psychology and Veterinary Medicine.