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Global Perspectives and Research Pre-U Cambridge at The Petchey Academy

Course description

Global Perspectives and Research is a really exciting course that we offer here in University Gateway. It is designed to complement and accompany the Cambridge Pre-U Diploma, however it also exists as a stand-alone course. The course is about developing crucial independent learning skills that will be help to prepare you for University, and we do this through exploring global issues and events. The skills and strategies that you learn will also help to ensure that you achieve highly across all of your Level 3 subjects.

You are assessed in 3 ways in GPR:

  • 1 x 2000 word essay on a topic of your choice
  • 1 x 15 minute presentation based on pre-release material

1 x examination on an unseen text

Entry requirements

We offer Global Perspective and Research as a course to supplement study on all academic pathways. Therefore all students that are accepted into University Gateway have the opportunity to undertake this course.

Future opportunities

GPR is a fantastic asset to any degree that requires you to think critically, complete independent research, and engage with topical or controversial issues.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Petchey Academy directly.

Last updated date: 04 April 2017
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