Study A Level Philosophy from home – your route to academic success!
This new A Level course has been updated to meet the latest academic specifications, so you can feel confident you are studying the most up-to-date academic content.
On this course, you will be able to:
Studying A Levels with us lets you choose when you take your exams, so that you are always fully prepared. A convenient and stress-free way to study that fits around your existing commitments.
You will be responsible for booking your exams. We can help you to find your nearest exam centre and we have 7 recommended exam centres across the country.
You can contact us for help with this whenever you are ready.
Simply receive your course materials online or by post and start studying to gain that all-important A Level.
AQA Specification Code: 7172
To achieve the full Philosophy A Level you must take the exams. You will be responsible for booking your exams. We can help you to find your nearest exam centre and we have 7 recommended exam centres across the country. You can contact us for help with this whenever you are ready.
The exams will be assessed across the four sections. All units will be assessed by two paper-based examinations:
Paper 1: Epistemology and Moral Philosophy
Paper 2: The metaphysics of God and the metaphysics of Mind
This course contains your coursework only.
To include exams, see our A Level Philosophy inc Exams
You will have 2 years to complete the full A Level from the date you receive your materials. You will be able to study at your own pace and in your own time without the pressure of tight deadlines.
This course enables you to study for an A Level in Philosophy by distance learning at home or at work. Your course materials will be sent by post or via email, you choose! Full tutor support will be available via email, so help is only a click away! Your course pack will include self-assessment exercises and tutor-marked study questions, so you can monitor your progress.
Upon successful completion of the exams you will receive an A Level in Philosophy issued by AQA. All examinations must be successfully completed to gain a full A Level. We have chosen this syllabus as it is the best suited to distance learning. If you want to include your exams and booking, see our A Level Philosophy inc Exams, where we will book your exams for you!
Open Study College are proud to partner with QA Higher Education, providing students with the unique opportunity to progress into higher education. This partnership aims to support our students in finding and securing a university place at one of QA Higher Education’s conveniently located teaching centres across the UK.
QA Higher Education partner with Middlesex University, Northumbria University, Solent University, Ulster University and the University of Roehampton to provide a variety of courses ranging from level 4 foundation programmes to level 6 undergraduate and level 7 postgraduate degrees.
With teaching centres located in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle and Southampton, and several intakes a year, students can go on to study higher education without waiting for September to roll around and without having to move away from home.
Each qualification is designed to support your career progression, with the choice of subjects ranging from business to computing, accounting to events management and cyber security to digital marketing.
For more information about QA Higher Education, go to their website. Or alternatively, speak to a member of our team on 03300 563100.
Yes! You study the same coursework, take the same examinations and get the same qualification. The only difference is that the course is designed to be studied from home, and you receive full tutor support via email.
You do not require any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course, however, you will need to be able to read and write fluently in English.
*Not included with the online study option
It is recommended that you purchase these textbooks to supplement your learning, however this is not essential.
You can purchase these from most good book sellers.
You will need to take the standard A Level examinations in order to fully complete this course. You will be responsible for booking your exams. We can help you to find your nearest exam centre and we have 7 recommended exam centres across the country. You can contact us for help with this whenever you are ready.
Exam dates can be obtained by visiting the AQA website. You will be required to book these examinations yourself and we can provide a list of over 400 A Level test centres around the country.
You may want to purchase textbooks to supplement your course, but this is entirely optional. You will be required to pay for your exams and fees to take your exams at the examining centre that you choose.
You are still able to study this A Level course but must take the examinations within the UK as this is the only guaranteed way to access examination centres.
It’s not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.
That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.