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Philosophy A Level at Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET)

Course description

Philosophy is something most people have engaged in at some point in their lives, as it literally means ‘love of knowledge’. People who would be suited to this course will enjoy reasoning, logical thinking and debate, but this does not mean that any answe

Course content

Philosophy is something most people have engaged in at some point in their lives, as it literally means ‘love of knowledge’. People who would be suited to this course will enjoy reasoning, logical thinking and debate, but this does not mean that any answe

Entry requirements

You will need at least 5 GCSEs grade C or above, and this must include English Language grade B.

Assessment

Philosophy is assessed by written exams in May/June. There are two exams in each year. Throughout the year you are given assessments in the form of essays, assignments, timed questions and mock exams to ensure you are fully prepared.

Future opportunities

People may wonder what jobs philosophy will lead to. But actually philosophy students are much in demand, especially if they go on to study it at university. Although you may not use philosophy directly unless you teach, the skills you learn are transferr

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET) directly.

Last updated date: 11 May 2018
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