maths igcse
edexcel courses

Online GCSE Mathematics (9 – 1)


0 out of 5

IGCSE Mathematics is a fundamental building block of education. You will cover core mathematical concepts like numbers, equations, sequences, geometry, vectors and statistics.

Choose instalments:

Online version
(£33 monthly, 6 payments)

Or pay in full below:

Course Description

IGCSE Mathematics

Course code: HSIG08

Delivery method: Online and Paper Based

Course duration: 12 Months

Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

Award achieved: Edexcel IGCSE Mathematics

Awarding body: Edexcel

IGCSE Mathematics is a fundamental building block of education. You will cover core mathematical concepts like numbers, equations, sequences, geometry, vectors and statistics.

This course is ideal preparation for A-Level Maths as well as developing core life skills which will be invaluable in the work place or at home.

Mathematics course overview

Upon successful completion of the exam and practical assessments (as administered by Edexcel), you will have achieved an internationally recognised Edexcel IGCSE Mathematics (4MAO) qualification.

Skills gained

  • Develop your knowledge and understanding of mathematical concepts and techniques.
  • Build a foundation of mathematical skills.
  • Enjoy mathematics and use the skills you have learned to solve problems.
  • Appreciate how important mathematics is to the world at large.

Course content

This course is divided into 6 units:

Unit 1: Numbers and the number system

Module 1: Integers

Module 2: Fractions

Module 3: Power and roots

Module 4: Set language and notation

Module 5: Percentages

Module 6: Ration and proportion

Unit 2: Equations, formulae and identities

Module 1: Use of symbols

Module 2: Algebraic manipulation

Module 3: Expression and formulae

Module 4: Proportions

Module 5: Simultaneous linear equations

Module 6: Quadratic equations

Unit 3: Sequences, functions and graphs

Module 1: Sequences

Module 2: Functional notation

Module 3: Graphs

Module 4: Calculus

Unit 4: Geometry

Module 1: Angles and triangles

Module 2: Circle properties

Module 3: Geometrical reasoning

Module 4: Trigonometry and Pythagoras’ Theorem

Module 5: Mensuration of 2-D shapes

Module 6: 3-D Shapes and volume

Unit 5: Vectors and transformation geometry

Module 1: Vectors

Module 2: Transformation geometry

Unit 6: Statistics

Module 1: Graphical representation of data

Module 2: Statistical measures

Module 3: Probability


Formative assessment:

Activities, multiple choice assessment, short answer and tutor marketed mock exam.

Summative Assessment:

Final exam sat over two paper.

The Edexcel IGCSE Mathematics qualification is gained once the two exam papers are successfully completed. These exams are administered by Edexcel and assessment centre details will be included with your course, as well as practice papers so that you are more than prepared for your assessments.

In addition, there will be a number of tutor marked assessments (TMAs) to ensure that you have a thorough understanding of the course materials, with the tutor sending comments to guide you through any areas of potential difficulty, as well as a range of self-assessments that are indicators that you understand the materials as you work through them. These are for your own information, and do not need to be shown to your course tutor.

Method of study

Online and Paper Based

The course is primarily an online course using a Learning Management System (LMS).

You can also choose to have a paper version of the course sent to you.

The online course has many features that cannot be printed such as embedded videos, forums and interactive tests.

The course includes Tutor Marked Assessments which you access and submit through the online system.

Tutor support

Our IGCSE courses come with tutor feedback and support by email for 12 months. They will mark your TMAs and provide valuable guidance through any trickier parts of the course whenever you need it. You will also receive a study guide to help you with all aspects of studying, essay writing and general student skills.

Additional Information

Course type

Online, Online and Past Papers (+£60), Online and Textbook (+£30), Online, Past Paper and Textbook (+£75)

How do I get started?

If you are choosing between a number of courses you can make a list of your favourites. Just press the heart icon on the courses you want to add, you can view them all by clicking My Favourites.

Once you have decided on the right course for you click ‘Add to Basket’.

You can then either ‘Checkout’ straight away or ‘View your Basket’ and continue searching for an additional courses.

Go through our secure online ordering process and pay for your course.

How do I get my course?


If the course you have bought is delivered online you will receive your login details by 2pm the next working day.

Paper Based

If the course you have bought is paper based it will be despatched the next working day. You will receive a tracking email and a text with a 1 hour delivery slot.

What do I do next?

All the information you need to complete your course will be included in your study guide. Once you have your course be it online or paper based you will be good to go!

Everyone at Absorb wishes you the best of luck on your studying journey! We know it’s both rewarding and challenging and ultimately what a difference that qualification will make to your career path and life.

Good luck!