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Philosophy at Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form Free School

Course description

Philosophy is all about using careful, rational argument and precise logical thinking to explore and draw some conclusions about life’s ‘big questions’. Studying philosophy will make you into a great thinker. In A Level philosophy you will study; ‘Why should I be moral?’, ‘Realism and idealism’ and ‘Free will and determinism’. At A2 you will study ‘Key themes in philosophy’ which embraces moral and religious philosophy and political philosophy. The final unit ‘Philosophical problems’ visit many of the challenging issues that have been explored by great philosophers through time.

Entry requirements

Our entry requirements are in-line with other local providers. To study with us you will need to have an average of at least 6 grade Bs at GCSE, (including grade B’s in any subjects that you wish to study at A level that you have already studied at GCSE.) We are aware that there may be special circumstances that mean that you won’t achieve this level of results. We do sometimes reduce this minimum standard under such conditions - please do get in touch.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form Free School directly.

Last updated date: 04 June 2014

Key information

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