Category «a-level_subject»

Sports Studies

Department: PE  Type of Qualification: A Level   Exam Board: OCR  Additional Entry Requirements: GCSE Grade 6 in PE and Grade 5 in Biology/Double Science. It is also essential that applicants for PE continue to compete in one sport to a good level.  Why study Physical Education?  This course is aimed at students who have a …

Sociology

Department: Social Sciences  Type of Qualification: A Level   Exam Board: AQA  Additional Entry Requirements: GCSE Grade 6 in English Literature or Language  Why study Sociology?  Anyone who has an interest in contemporary social and political affairs such as marriage, divorce, educational policies, crime and deviance and many other areas.  Sociology looks at many different theoretical viewpoints. Students who enjoy …

RE Philosophy and Ethics

Department: RE  Type of Qualification: A Level   Exam Board: AQA  Additional Entry Requirements: GCSE Grade 6 in RE or a similar subject  Why study Philosophy and Ethics?  Those who follow an A level course in Philosophy & Ethics work in industry, government, and education. They become lawyers, doctors, administrators, teachers, diplomats, journalists, consultants, stockbrokers, bankers, and managers. They are …

Psychology

Department: Social Sciences  Type of Qualification: A Level   Exam Board: AQA  Additional Entry Requirements: Grade 5 in Mathematics and Grade 6-6 in GCSE Combined Science  Why study Psychology?  Anyone interested in why people behave the way they do: Psychological theories and knowledge are based on relevant, accurate research and form the basis for practical applications that affect our lives …

Physics

Department: Science  Type of Qualification: A Level   Exam Board: Edexcel  Additional Entry Requirements: Grade 6-6 in GCSE Combined Science OR Grade 6 in GCSE Physics; Grade 6 in GCSE Mathematics. It would be extremely beneficial for students to study A-level Mathematics. Why study Physics?  Ambitious students with mathematical minds who are interested in solving problems …

Physical Education

Department: PE  Type of Qualification: A Level   Exam Board: OCR  Additional Entry Requirements: GCSE Grade 6 in PE and Grade 5 in Biology/Double Science. It is also essential that applicants for PE continue to compete in one sport to a good level.  Why study Physical Education?  This course is aimed at students who have a …

Music

Department: Music  Type of Qualification: A Level   Exam Board: Edexcel  Additional Entry Requirements: 6 in Music or Associated Board Theory and Practical Grade 5  Why study Music  Anyone who is interested or who enjoys performing, composing and listening to music. This course is also essential for those who are considering pursuing further studies in music at university.  Course Content  …

Media Studies

Department: Media   Type of Qualification: A Level   Exam Board: OCR  Additional Entry Requirements: GCSE Grade 6 in English Literature or Language  Why study Media?  Students who are keen to understand the world around them, to investigate how the media informs, persuades and entertains. Students who are keen to design and create their own media productions using modern media technologies.  …

Further Mathematics

Department: Mathematics  Type of Qualification: A Level   Exam Board: Edexcel  Additional Entry Requirements: Mathematics GCSE Grade 8   Why study Further Mathematics?  This course will be essential for anyone considering a degree with a Mathematics component. An A Level or AS Level qualification in Further Mathematics is regarded very highly by all universities and usually results in a lower UCAS …

Mathematics

Department: Mathematics  Type of Qualification: A Level   Exam Board: Edexcel  Additional Entry Requirements: Maths GCSE Grade 6. Students should be extremely fluent in GCSE algebra and shape topics. There is preparation work during the summer before starting Year 12, and a competency test in the first week of September.  Why study Mathematics?  This course can …