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General Studies AS at Tomlinscote School and Sixth Form College

Course description

Students on this course will be encouraged to : • View issues from a wider range of perspectives than those offered by subject specialisms. • Integrate knowledge from a range of disciplines in order to: – develop an understanding of the interrelationship between them – encourage a broader and deeper understanding of issues. • Think logically and creatively in order to: – assess the relative merits of evidence – make informed judgements – reach justifiable conclusions

Entry requirements

5 C grades at GCSE including English

Future opportunities

This course involves many different topics from a range of subjects and could be taken to complement an AS and A2 GCE, which could lead to higher education in a range of subjects. This qualification can often play an important factor in securing a place in a higher education institution. You could go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will provide a good foundation for entry to employment as it provides you with the basic skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for. This course involves many different topics from a range of subjects and could be taken to complement an AS and A2 GCE, which could lead to higher education in a range of subjects. This qualification can often play an important factor in securing a place in a higher education institution. You could go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will provide a good foundation for entry to employment as it provides you with the basic skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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