Philosophy

A Level

Philosophy is the oldest of all academic subjects and every discipline has a philosophical aspect to it.

Overview

Philosophy is the oldest of all academic subjects and every discipline has a philosophical aspect to it. Discursive argument, analytical skills and the evaluation of evidence all originated in philosophical thought. This course will provide you with 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.

Assessment:

Exam (100%)

Duration: 2 years
Entry requirements:

Standard entry requirements plus grade 6 in GCSE English Language and grade 5 in GCSE Mathematics.

Exam board: AQA
Costs:

£35 for textbooks and Conference visit plus optional field trips.

Programme leader:

Simon Walter

Course structure

Enhancing your studies

Life after Henley

Careers

Students may consider direct entry into employment.

Higher education

Philosophy complements and enhances the study of all the arts and sciences and every subject has a philosophical aspect to it. As such, this course provides a strong grounding for those wishing to pursue a wide range of subject areas at degree level.

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