Film Studies – A Level

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If you’re passionate about the movie industry, have a genuine interest in film and appreciate a wide range of cinema from different periods, this is the course for you. You’ll explore and discuss your responses to film, through class discussion and written assignment, and examine a broad range of topics such as British and American […]

Applied Science – Level 3

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This course leads to a BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science Level 3, equivalent to three A levels, and includes a brand-new pathway for those interested in a career in forensics. You will enhance your knowledge and understanding of science, through both theoretical study and practical experimentation, and gain a broad range of skills which […]

Sociology – A Level

If you have an interest in other people’s lives, attitudes and behaviour, and are open to having your own ideas challenged or challenging the ideas of others, this course could be for you. You will analyse modern society, critically assess different views on the way society works, and explore themes of socialisation, culture and identity, […]

Psychology – A Level

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If you have ever asked yourself similar questions about how and why people behave in the way that they do, then this is for you. Positioned between traditional science and humanities subjects, and drawing on many aspects of these areas, psychology can be chosen as part of a large number of A level combinations. Over […]

Physics – A Level

A Level Physics (Science)

This gives you the opportunity to explore big questions – how did the universe begin and how will it end? What holds the parts of an atom together? Is there a theory of everything? It is ideal if you have an inquisitive mind and good problem-solving skills, with practical experiment work and research. You’ll apply […]

Philosophy – A Level

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This will stretch your mind and challenge you ‘to think outside the box’ on contemporary issues and long-held beliefs. You’ll study philosophy of religion, ethics and developments in religious thought. You will build a knowledge and understanding of complex philosophical and ethical arguments, evaluate philosophical texts and their relevance in the 21st century, analyse moral […]

Mathematics – A Level

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The language of the universe, mathematics offers progression into limitless fields. The course includes algebra, calculus, geometry, statistics and mechanics, giving you an insight into the way the world works, analysis techniques and ways of developing your problem-solving skills. At the end of the second year, students will be assessed by three external examinations: pure […]

Core Maths – Level 3

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This is a one-year Level 3 course, equivalent to an AS in UCAS points. It will help improve your maths skills and the content is matched to the A levels that the college offers. Completing this course will help with university applications, especially for sciences, psychology, geography and economics. It is examined in two papers: […]

Media Studies – A Level

If you are interested in how the media works, how messages are communicated, and you like to work independently and use varied technology, then this is the course for you. You will look at nine different forms: TV, film, radio, magazines, advertising, internet and online media, music videos, newspapers, and video games. The flexibility of […]

Geography – A Level

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Ideal for those fascinated by global issues and current affairs, you’ll explore a huge variety of geographical elements, and discover physical geography – our environment, coastal systems and landscapes, along with urban and human elements. You will also design and complete an individual investigation, collecting data in the field and developing an exploration of your […]