Skip to main content

Maths Learning Centre (MLC): GCSE Maths

GCSE Maths Course

What does the GCSE Maths course cover?

You will study topics such as number, algebra, ratio, proportion and rates of change, geometry and measures, probability and statistics.

Who can study the GCSE Maths course at DMU?

DMU home students who do not already have a GCSE at C grade/Level 4 or above. To be accepted on to the course you are required to pass a pre-entry assessment. If you do not pass, you will be offered a place to study a Functional Skills course to build up your skills first. (Scroll down to find information on this course).

When does the GCSE Maths course start?

October 2019.

Pre-Entry Assessment Preparation

The pre-entry assessment will take place in September 2019 - details to be confirmed soon.

Level of Maths Quiz

To get an idea of your current level of maths please complete and return the quiz to the MLC in Kimberlin Library or email back to We want to measure your level of confidence so please answer honestly. In return we will send you a learning programme to prepare for the pre-entry assessment.

GCSE Maths Programme 2019/20

Welcome to our new GCSE Maths Programme!


Functional Skills Course

What does the Functional Skills course cover?

You will learn practical math skills which you can apply in all aspects of life, work and other learning. The classes will be a mixed Level 1 and Level 2 to cater for as many as possible, and it will be possible for you to achieve both levels in the year, if you make good progress. 

Where does the Functional Skills course take place?

Freemen's Park Campus at Leicester College on Wednesday evenings 6.00-8.30pm during semester times.