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Philosophy A Level

The A Level Philosophy course aims to provide the learner with excellent knowledge base in Philosophy.

/ AQA A Level / OSC80

£529.00 or only £190.00 initial deposit

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Course Title:Philosophy A Level

Awarding Body:AQA

Average Duration:200 hrs

Course Support:24 months expert tutor support

Do you need an A Level within 12 months to get into University?

We offer a range of A Levels where we guarantee to prioritise the marking of your coursework so you are fully ready to take your exams in June of each year.

WE DO NOT CHARGE EXTRA FOR THIS SERVICE.

An Advanced Level in Philosophy is a perfect qualification for those wishing to acquire knowledge and understanding of the subject to enable them to study at a higher level at university. It also provides a progression route for further training whilst in employment.

This specification is designed to:

- enable candidates to engage with the subject by introducing new, contemporary topics
- make conceptually demanding areas more accessible by setting them in context
- allow candidates to demonstrate the ability to utilise scientific methodology in the context of philosophy
- develop candidates critical thinking skills

This course allows learners to earn UCAS points depending on the grade gained:

A* – 56
A – 48
B – 40
C – 32
D – 24
E – 16

Recommended Reading

It is recommended that your purchase these textbooks to supplement your learning, however this is not essential.

M Lacewing, Philosophy for AS and A Level: Epistemology and Moral Philosophy 2017 published by Routledge
M Lacewing, Philosophy for A Level: Metaphysics of God and Metaphysics of Mind 2017 published by Routledge

You can purchase these from most good book sellers.

AQA Specification Code: 7172

Course Info

Course Title:Philosophy A Level

Awarding Body:AQA

Average Duration:200 hrs

Course Support:24 months expert tutor support

Previous Knowledge

Basic English reading and writing skills. It is recommended that students should have acquired the skills and knowledge associated with a GCSE course or equivalent.

Paper 1: Epistemology and Moral Philosophy

Type: Written examination
Duration: 3 Hour
Weighing: 50% of total A Level
Total Marks: 100
Assessed: Topics 1 and 2
Assessment Type: Five questions on epistemology and five questions on moral philosophy

Paper 2 - The metaphysics of God and the metaphysics of Mind

Type: Written examination
Duration: 3 Hour
Weighing: 50% of total A Level
Total Marks: 100
Assessed: Topics 3 and 4
Assessment Type: Five questions on the metaphysics of God and five questions on the metaphysics of Mind

Awarding Organisation

AQA (The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance) has a leading reputation for promoting education for the public benefit and draws on long experience of setting and marking public exams such as GCSEs, A-levels and other qualifications. AQA is the largest of the three English exam boards, awarding 49% of full course GCSEs and 42% of A-levels nationally. In total, students take over 3.5 million exams with them each year.

TOPIC 1: EPISTEMOLOGY

Perception as a source of knowledge
Reason as a source of knowledge
The limits of knowledge

TOPIC 2: MORAL PHILOSOPHY

Normative ethical theories
Applied ethics
Meta ethics

TOPIC 3: METAPHYSICS OF GOD

God’s attributes
Arguments relating to the existence of God
Religious Language

TOPIC 4: METAPHYSICS OF MIND

What do we mean by mind?
Dualist theories
Physicalist theories
Functionalism

The course materials and support will be provided by our partner OSC


- You will get full tutor support via email
- Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
- You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor.
- Our A Levels come with tutor support for 24 months

If you choose to study online you will have access to a tutor via our student portal who will mark your work and guide you through the course to help you be ready for your examinations

Our A Levels come with tutor support for 24 months.

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Do you need an A Level within 12 months to get into University?

We offer a range of A Levels where we guarantee to prioritise the marking of your coursework so you are fully ready to take your exams in June of each year.

WE DO NOT CHARGE EXTRA FOR THIS SERVICE.

An Advanced Level in Philosophy is a perfect qualification for those wishing to acquire knowledge and understanding of the subject to enable them to study at a higher level at university. It also provides a progression route for further training whilst in employment.

This specification is designed to:

- enable candidates to engage with the subject by introducing new, contemporary topics
- make conceptually demanding areas more accessible by setting them in context
- allow candidates to demonstrate the ability to utilise scientific methodology in the context of philosophy
- develop candidates critical thinking skills

This course allows learners to earn UCAS points depending on the grade gained:

A* – 56
A – 48
B – 40
C – 32
D – 24
E – 16

Recommended Reading

It is recommended that your purchase these textbooks to supplement your learning, however this is not essential.

M Lacewing, Philosophy for AS and A Level: Epistemology and Moral Philosophy 2017 published by Routledge
M Lacewing, Philosophy for A Level: Metaphysics of God and Metaphysics of Mind 2017 published by Routledge

You can purchase these from most good book sellers.

AQA Specification Code: 7172

Previous Knowledge

Basic English reading and writing skills. It is recommended that students should have acquired the skills and knowledge associated with a GCSE course or equivalent.

Paper 1: Epistemology and Moral Philosophy

Type: Written examination
Duration: 3 Hour
Weighing: 50% of total A Level
Total Marks: 100
Assessed: Topics 1 and 2
Assessment Type: Five questions on epistemology and five questions on moral philosophy

Paper 2 - The metaphysics of God and the metaphysics of Mind

Type: Written examination
Duration: 3 Hour
Weighing: 50% of total A Level
Total Marks: 100
Assessed: Topics 3 and 4
Assessment Type: Five questions on the metaphysics of God and five questions on the metaphysics of Mind

The course materials and support will be provided by our partner OSC


- You will get full tutor support via email
- Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
- You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor.
- Our A Levels come with tutor support for 24 months

If you choose to study online you will have access to a tutor via our student portal who will mark your work and guide you through the course to help you be ready for your examinations

Our A Levels come with tutor support for 24 months.

TOPIC 1: EPISTEMOLOGY

Perception as a source of knowledge
Reason as a source of knowledge
The limits of knowledge

TOPIC 2: MORAL PHILOSOPHY

Normative ethical theories
Applied ethics
Meta ethics

TOPIC 3: METAPHYSICS OF GOD

God’s attributes
Arguments relating to the existence of God
Religious Language

TOPIC 4: METAPHYSICS OF MIND

What do we mean by mind?
Dualist theories
Physicalist theories
Functionalism

Awarding Organisation

AQA (The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance) has a leading reputation for promoting education for the public benefit and draws on long experience of setting and marking public exams such as GCSEs, A-levels and other qualifications. AQA is the largest of the three English exam boards, awarding 49% of full course GCSEs and 42% of A-levels nationally. In total, students take over 3.5 million exams with them each year.

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