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General Studies at New Mills School and Sixth Form

Course description

An AS-Level in General Studies offers you the chance to gain a broader understanding of the world, and to connect ideas and information from different subject disciplines.  It takes a look at modern society, science and culture and challenges you to debate, enquire and test assumptions, whilst at the same time enhancing your essay writing ability, your skills of critical evaluation and your effectiveness for creating a structured argument.

The AS in General Studies offered in Year 12 at New Mills Sixth Form makes for a an sensible fourth subject choice and is excellent preparation for both employment and for higher education.  Being taught in small groups allows for a more personalised and positive learning experience.  No prior knowledge is required for this subject, just a willingness to engage and share your opinions as discussions and ideas develop.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New Mills School and Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 22 February 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year