Category «a-level_subject»

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 …

Modern Foreign Languages – French/Spanish/Italian

Department: MFL  Type of Qualification: A Level   Exam Board: Edexcel  Additional Entry Requirements: Grade 6 in the chosen language  Why study Languages?  Anyone who is interested in studying languages at degree level either exclusively or as a combined degree with a subject from another discipline.  The ideal candidate is one that aspires to being fluent, can study independently, enjoys …

History

Department: History  Type of Qualification: A Level   Exam Board: Edexcel  Additional Entry Requirements: Grade 6 in History at GCSE  Why study History?  History A Level will suit you if you:  enjoy investigation and discovery  enjoy debate and putting forward a well-argued case  want to improve your analytical skills  enjoy working more independently  want to examine evidence and make up …

Geography

Department: Geography  Type of Qualification: A Level   Exam Board: Edexcel  Additional Entry Requirements: Grade 6 in Geography recommended  Why study Geography?  Anyone who is interested in the challenges faced by our planet as we race through the 21st Century. People who like to debate and discuss current affairs. Those who can see different approaches and …

English Literature

Department: English  Type of Qualification: A Level   Exam Board: OCR  Additional Entry Requirements: Grade 6 at GCSE in English Literature. A love of reading is essential.  Why study English Literature?  Anyone who is interested in reading for English, Law or a Humanities based degree should consider this course.  English Literature can be studied with Language as separate, complementary subjects, …

English Language

Department: English  Type of Qualification: A Level   Exam Board: OCR  Additional Entry Requirements: Grade 6 at GCSE in English Language  Why study English Language?  Anyone who is interested in reading for English, Law or a Humanities based degree should consider this course. There are also sociolinguistic features of the course which support Sociology and some aspects of Psychology A level courses.  …

Economics

Department: Business  Type of Qualification: A Level   Exam Board: Edexcel  Additional Entry Requirements: Minimum Grade 6 in GCSE Mathematics and Grade 5 in English Literature or Language  Why study Economics?  This course is for anyone who:  Wishes to study economics at university  Wishes to pursue a career in economics or finance  Wishes to develop a critical …

D&T Textiles

Department: Design and Technology  Type of Qualification: A Level   Exam Board: AQA (Art Spec)  Additional Entry Requirements: Grade 6 at GCSE in Textiles (or Graphics/Art), or a portfolio of work.  Why study Textiles?  The ideal A level Textiles student has:  A wish to pursue a career in art and design  Would like to continue studying this subject at University or Art School  …

D&T Graphic Communication

Department: Design and Technology  Type of Qualification: A Level   Exam Board: AQA (Art Spec)  Additional Entry Requirements: Grade 6 at GCSE in DT (ideally Graphics), or Art/a portfolio of work.  Why study Graphic Communication?  The ideal A level Graphic Communication student has:  A wish to pursue a career in art and design  Would like to …

D&T Product Design

Department: Design and Technology  Type of Qualification: A Level   Exam Board: AQA (DT Spec)  Additional Entry Requirements: 6 in DT (Ideally RMT, Graphics accepted) 5 in Mathematics (and with ideally a 5 in Science)  Why study Product Design?  This course gives students practical skills, theoretical knowledge and confidence to succeed in a number of careers, especially those …