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Philosophy at Didcot Sixth Form College

Course description

AS Unit 1 An Introduction to Philosophy 1.

Unit 2 An Introduction to Philosophy 2.

A2 Unit 3 Key Themes in Philosophy.

Unit 4 Philosophical Problems.An introduction to philosophical discourse; investigating the relationship between human knowledgeand understanding from different schools of thought.

Unit 2 endeavours to scrutinise and uncoverdeeper answers to the questions raised in the first module. At A2 we begin by examining theperceived distinction between body and mind through metaphysical and epistemological reasoning.

Unit 4 allows students to get to grips with key texts from classical philosophy.

Entry requirements

If you achieve at least 5 C grades or above or the equivalent youcould consider Advanced Level courses.However, for the majority of Level 3 subjects B grades at GCSEare required. Specific grade requrements for subjects are available from staff and will be discussed at interview .

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Didcot Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years