At least 5 GCSEs graded 9-5 including a 4/5 or above in Maths and English.
Why Should You Take This Course?
Philosophy is ‘thinking in slow motion’. If you’re looking for a subject which will help you develop the skills of clear thinking and analysis, then Philosophy is ideal. It is an exploration of the nature of reality, knowledge and our very being. It is a challenging subject, but one which rewards those who persevere with a new understanding and approach to life.
If you find any of the following interesting, then Philosophy could be for you! What is Knowledge and How Do We Obtain It?
Unit 1 Epistemology: An introduction to the core foundations of philosophy, including explorations into the nature of knowledge and reality.
Unit 2 Moral Philosophy: An analysis of normative ethical theories including utilitarianism; students will explore the nature of morality and whether it is subjective or potentially objective.
Unit 3 Philosophy of Religion: What is the nature of God? Students will have the opportunity to study key theological elements of religion and establish whether God’s existence can be proven.
Unit 4 Philosophy of Mind: What is the nature of human consciousness? Philosophy of Mind embarks on a deep exploration of the nature of our being, seeking to answer the question, ‘what is our soul?'
How will I be assessed?
Assessment is by written examination.
If you wish to apply for 2021-2022 academic year, please complete the online application form.