Studying philosophy will help you to develop critical analysis; reasoning; evaluation skills; problem solving skills; research skills and will encourage you to express yourself coherently both verbally and in your written work.
You will be encouraged to develop your essay writing skills; enabling you to present your ideas in a clear, precise, well-structured way.
The course will be delivered in dedicated and well-equipped teaching rooms at Leeds Sixth Form, Park Lane Campus. Within our dedicated 'Sixth Form' area, students also have access to a permanently staffed 'Independent Learning Zone', where comfortable seating and a suite of 60 chrome-books are provided to facilitate independent study.
5 GCSES 9-4, including English and maths (9-5 in GCSE English).
Philosophy A Level is highly regarded by top universities as it develops many transferable skills which can be applied far beyond the study of philosophy.
It can lead to further study in fields such as theology and religious studies, and combines well with subjects such as literature, sociology, history, psychology and physics.
It can also lead to careers in teaching, the civil service, charity work, counselling, journalism, social work and many others.