A' Level Philosophy AQA (Full AS + A2)

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A' Level Philosophy

AQA (Full AS + A2) 

A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain A' Level in Philosophy. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning A' Level Philosophy is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for the A' Level Philosophy exam through home study. What's more, because the distance learning A' Level Philosophy course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.

This course has been designed to enable students to gain a thorough grounding in key philosophical concepts, themes, texts and techniques. Students will develop a rang…

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A' Level Philosophy

AQA (Full AS + A2) 

A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain A' Level in Philosophy. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning A' Level Philosophy is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for the A' Level Philosophy exam through home study. What's more, because the distance learning A' Level Philosophy course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.

This course has been designed to enable students to gain a thorough grounding in key philosophical concepts, themes, texts and techniques. Students will develop a range of transferable skills which can be applied far beyond the study of Philosophy.

At AS level, the course concentrates on a number of key philosophical themes, intended to provide students with a broad introduction to Philosophy.

At A2, students will specialise further, selecting two themes to study in depth and focusing on philosophical problems through the study of a key text.

FORMAT OF COURSE (Modules Overview)

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There are many modules that make up A-Level Philosophy. The main modules are as follows:

PHIL 1: An Introduction to Philosophy 1

PHIL 2: An Introduction to Philosophy 2

PHIL 3: Key Themes in Philosophy

PHIL 4: Philosophical Problems

HOME STUDY SUPPORT

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Your tutor will support you with your project formulation and give you guidance with appropriate topics and ideas.

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. You will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus you can contact a Student Advisors by email or phone for all the practical advice you may need – so we really are with you 100%.

Your tutor will give you various resource sites to visit and there is extra material in the Student Support Portal. In addition there are several supporting texts books for this course but again this depends on which approach you are following and which book best suits your individual needs

Further information can be obtained through AQA. The final assessment criteria and structure is the same regardless of which approach you choose.

COURSE RESOURCES

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You will also require the following text books for your course:

COURSE ASSESSMENT

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For each module there are two or three formal tutor-marked assessments which, when completed, should be sent to your tutor, via e-mail or conventional post. All of the information within the units is written in line with the requirements of the examination board specification and the demands of the examination.

All units are broken down into clear subject topics, and students should spend the amount of time studying for each topic as advised by their course tutor. Each topic module has been written for ease of understanding and topic coverage may be of different length and difficulty depending on the level of detail and information required. You will need to study the modules in the sequence provided.

The AS and A2 modules link together and assessment is all done by examination as there is no coursework option.

HOME STUDY COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

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The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course.  This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Philosophy and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 24 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

COURSE FEES

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The enrolment fee for the A' Level Philosophy (Full AS + A2) home study course is £400, though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £320 which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.

You can also opt for our Easy Payment Plan and enrol online today by paying a deposit of £80 and then 4 equal payments of £80 per month. The first instalment is paid about a month after you receive your course.

For International Students who wish to enrol –

(Additional £40 postage / packing & administration)

COURSE QUALIFICATION & EXAMINATION FORMAT

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AS/A2 - A level in Philosophy. Both AS and A2 level courses and examinations must be successfully completed to gain a full A level.

Format of Examinations

Unit 1: PHIL1 – An Introduction to Philosophy 1

• 50% of AS Level

• 25% of A Level

• Written paper: 1 hour 30 minutes

• 90 marks

• Students must answer the compulsory question on reason and experience and one other question.

Unit 2:PHIL2 – An Introduction to Philosophy 2

• 50% of AS Level

• 25% of A Level

• Written paper: 1 hour 30 minutes

• 90 marks

• Students must answer two questions

Unit 3: PHIL3 – Key Themes in Philosophy

• 30% of A Level

• Written paper: 2 hours

• 100 marks

• Students  must answer two questions from two different sections (i.e. on two themes).

Unit 4: PHIL4 – Philosophical Problems

• 20 % of A Level

• Written paper: 1 hour 30 minutes

• 60 marks

• Students must choose one section and answer the compulsory question and one essay question.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

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Your course fee covers the full syllabus that you will need to successfully complete the A' Level Philosophy home study course with 24 months full tutor support.

1. Full course syllabus, study folders, and/or online learning aids designed for distance learning

2. A full range of student services, including:

Tutor marked assessments (TMAs)

Access to the online student portal (Student Chat, Forums and Online Support Resources)

NUS Extra Card (discounted membership)

Comprehensive Study Guide & Study Plan

Guide to Effective Study Techniques

How to approach exams without fear

3. An accredited qualification upon successful course completion directly from the awarding body AQA.

4. Two year's educational support by e-mail, post, fax or phone

5. Free postage and packaging for UK mainland students

FURTHER COURSE INFORMATION

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If your course is being delivered online, please ensure you meet the minimum requirements below.

For Windows:

Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above

For Macintosh:

Mac OS X, Mac OS 9.2 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above

From time to time we may enrol our students with our partner sites; this is dependent on the number of students enrolling on a particular course and course material availability. If this happens, nothing changes for you other than the name of the college administering your course.  We will continue to be your point of contact; you will get the exact same course you have enrolled on with the same high level of quality content and support.

The course can be enrolled upon by students Internationally. There are no deadlines for enrolments.

WHAT TO DO NOW?

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Step One: It's simple - all you need to do now is choose whether you want to pay in instalments or in full and then click on the relevant enrolment button at the top of this page.

Step Two: Once you have selected your payment option to enrol you will be redirected (this can take a few seconds) to our PayPal payment page (you do not need a PayPal account) for you to select your payment method and complete your enrolment.

Step Three: Within 7 days (normally 48 hours) your enrolment papers and course materials will be with you.  A tutor and a dedicated support advisor will also be allocated to you.

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