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Philosophy A Level at Tudor Grange Academy

Course description

AQA A Level Philosophy

Philosophy rightly defined is simply the love of wisdom (Cicero)

Philosophy is not a theory, but an activity (Wittgenstein)

Course content

See above.

Entry requirements

N/A

Assessment

How will I be assessed?

AS Level There will be one 1hr and 45 minute exam and a 1hr and 15minute exam, which are each worth half of your A2 marks. In the first exam you write 3 essays and in the other you write one essay. You will need to show that you understand ethical and philosophical arguments and that you can make critical judgements and evaluations about them.

How will I be assessed?

A2 Level There will be one 1hr and 45 minute exam and a 1hr and 15minute exam, which are each worth half of your overall marks. In the first exam you write 3 essays and in the other you write one essay. You will need to show that you understand ethical and philosophical arguments and that you can make critical judgements and evaluations about them

Future opportunities

Philosophy and Ethics is highly respected by universities and employers because of the critical thinking and analytical skills used. University admissions tutors and employers will be positive about seeing it as a subject on your applications.

Students of Philosophy and Ethics choose many different career paths, including Journalism, Law, Politics, Public Policy, Civil Service, Teaching, Finance and Business and Marketing:

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tudor Grange Academy directly.

Last updated date: 05 December 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years

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