Social Sciences at Key Stage 5
The Business Studies course is very popular and will give you an insight into how businesses operate. It is excellent preparation for anyone seeking to pursue business related courses in Higher Education and those who may be aiming to run a business of their own.
Curriculum Overview for Year 12 Business Studies
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A Level Economics will give you an excellent understanding of how economies allocate their scarce resources to meet the needs and wants of people in the economy.
Curriculum Overview for Year 12 Economics
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Law is one of the most useful and interesting academic subjects that you can study. Law students not only learn about different areas of law such as criminal law, liability and human rights law, but also how the legal system operates: how law is made, how the courts work and how judges interpret law. A-level law students also become well versed in analytical and evaluative skills, which are essential for university.
Curriculum Overview for Year 12 Law
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The study of politics can lead to a variety of careers within areas such as journalism and broadcasting, management, publishing, local government, public policy and policy research, interest groups, local government and the voluntary sector, as well as within politics itself.
Curriculum Overview for Year 12 Politics
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Studying an A-Level in Psychology is highly useful for a wide range of university courses and careers. It will help you understand why individuals in society behave as they do whilst enabling you to develop a broad skill set, including independent enquiry, evaluation, conducting research and analysing data. It is looked upon favourably by admissions tutors and employers.
Curriculum Overview for Year 12 Psychology
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Sociology is the study of trends of behaviour in society. Sociology is relevant to everyday life, this allows students to relate to and engage with the subject immediately with no requirement to have studied it before. Throughout the course you will be given to opportunity to carry out your own small scale research studies, this will encourage the development of critical and reflective skills and foster a respect of social diversity, which are valuable attributes to take to higher education and future employment.
Curriculum Overview for Year 12 Sociology
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