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General Studies at Newmarket Academy

Course description

As its name suggests, general studies encourages thinking across a range of topics including science and technology, politics and sociology, arts and the media, business and industry, and beliefs and values. It is usually taken alongside a full complement of other A level subjects, drawing on the skills that students have developed elsewhere. 

It fosters a sense of enquiry and develops critical thinking about interconnecting issues. It can help students develop arguements and draw conclusions from data. It can prove a useful preparation for higher education, work and life in general. 

Course content

  • Unit 1: Conflict
  • Unit 2: Space
  • Unit 3: Power
  • Unit 4: Change

Entry requirements

For more information on this course or entry requirements please contact Mr Fisher.


By examination has no coursework. 

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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