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Philosophy A Level at Strode's College

Course description

Philosophy considers the central issues of human life, focusing on problems and arguments relating to morality and politics, knowledge and understanding, philosophy of religion and philosophy of the mind. On this course you will develop critical and analytical skills through your understanding and use of philosophical theory. There is a strong focus on enhancing independent critical learning through reading, writing and discussion.

Course content

This is an ideal course to be introduced to a range of philosophical ideas and theories. You will produce an in-depth investigation of philosophical ideas on topics such as “Moral Philosophy”, “Political Philosophy” and a textual analysis of Plato’s Republic.

Entry requirements

General entry requirements for Level 3 Pathway, plus at least 5 A* - B GCSE grades and a grade B in English Language GCSE or equivalent.

Assessment

100% Examination

Future opportunities

Philosophy is an academically challenging course and so is of great benefit in securing a place at university. If you choose not to go into higher education, the course provides a good basis of skills which are useful in employment, as it develops your communicative and analytical abilities in both spoken and written form.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Strode's College directly.

Last updated date: 25 August 2016
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