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A' Level Philosophy Course

Enrolment Fee £355.00

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Instalment plan: £115 deposit, then 4 monthly payments of £60


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Course Description

This A' Level Philosophy course will give you a thorough grounding in key concepts and methods of philosophy. You will have the opportunity to engage with big questions in a purely secular context.

What makes us unique when delivering your A’ Level specification?

At Learn Now, we treat our students as individuals not numbers. Not everyone works at the same pace or needs the same level of assistance and your Tutor will ensure that you receive as much help as is required. We won’t just provide you with your course materials and leave you to get on with it; your course will be tailored to your needs. We have a resource bank full of useful aids and ideas to help you make the most of your studies and give you the best possible chance of success.

Please note A’ Levels are changing over the next few years, click here for more information.

This A' Level Philosophy course forms part of the new linear qualifications. This means that students will sit exams for their particular qualification at the end of the completed course in the June series.

AS levels will become decoupled from A' Levels; this means that they will both become entirely separate qualifications. You will no longer be able to carry forward your AS qualification to the A' Level qualification and you will sit either AS or A' Level exams.

What can you do with A' Level Philosophy

Students in the past have progressed onto the following degree courses:-

  • Philosophy
  • English studies
  • Politics
  • History
  • Psychology
  • Sociology.

Studying A' Level Philosophy will fine-tune your reasoning so that your enhanced intellect can be applied to careers such as law, politics, the civil service, journalism, advertising and education.

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Modules

AS Level

Paper 1 will cover content from the following:-

What is knowledge?
Perception as a source of knowledge
Reason as a source of knowledge.
Normative ethical theories
Applied ethics
Meta-ethics.

AS level consists of one 3 hour examination totalling 100% of the overall AS Level grade.

Full A' Level

Paper 1 will cover the first two topics and Paper 2 will cover the third and fourth topics from the list below:-

What is knowledge
Perception as a source of knowledge
Reason as a source of knowledge
The limits of knowledge.
Normative ethical theories
Applied ethics
Meta-ethics.
The concept and nature of 'God'
Arguments relating to the existence of God
Religious language.
What do we mean by ‘mind’?
Dualist theories
Physicalist theories
Functionalism.

Previous Knowledge Required

It is recommended that students should be educated to a GCSE Grade C or equivalent and have a reasonable standard of literacy. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 24 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

Support

You will have dedicated Tutor Support for 24 months. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. You must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

Assessment

The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. You will also have access to quizzes to help you gauge your progress.

Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examinations/practicals at an AQA approved centre. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.

Enrolment Fees

You can enrol online today by either paying in full or taking advantage of our easy payment plan.  The first instalment will be due one month following enrolment.


Course

Payment Method

Initial Payment

Monthly Instalment

Total Payable

Full A' Level

Pay in Full

£295.00

Nil

£295.00

Full A' Level

Instalment Option

£115.00

£60.00 x 4 months

£355.00

AS Level

Pay in Full

£249.00

Nil

£249.00

Please note the easy payment plan is not available to International Students.

Awarding Organisation

AQA - The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance

The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA) is the largest of the Unitary Awarding Bodies in the UK. AQA offers a range of qualifications and services, including GCSE, GCE, GNVQ, VCE and Entry Level. AQA's primary purpose is to ensure that students’ attainments are supported by best assessment practice and that their grades are a reliable statement of their achievement.

Specification code

A' Level Philosophy AQA: 7172
AS Level Philosophy AQA: 7171




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