Qualification
A Level
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Art and Design A Level

Art & Design at AS and A level has been designed for a wide range of candidates. It is particularly suitable for those who enjoy painting, drawing, print-making, constructing, modelling,…

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Biology A Level

Topics studied on this Biology A Level range from the molecular basis of life, through physiology, to the interactions of organisms and the environment. Practical sessions include monitoring your blood…

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Business Studies A Level

A Level Business Studies helps students develop a critical understanding of organisations, the markets they serve and the process of adding value. You will consider that business behaviour can be…

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Chemistry A Level

Throughout this course you will discover the importance of research and experimentation in chemistry whilst working in our well-equipped laboratories, with fully qualified chemists who have industrial experience to support…

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Criminology A Level

This is an Applied General qualification. This means it is designed primarily to support learners progressing to university. It has been designed to offer exciting and interesting experiences that focus…

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English Language A Level

In A Level English Language all kinds of texts are examined, from cartoon-strips and food labels to political speeches and song lyrics. The focus of this course is the detailed…

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English Literature A Level

A Level Literature allows you to explore the ‘big questions’ and issues in life through prose, poetry, drama and creative writing. It’s a subject for those who like discussion, ideas…

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Environmental Science A Level

During this A Level you will learn through a mixture of lectures, internet-based research and group activities, as well as fieldwork sessions both on the South Devon College conservation site…

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Film Studies A Level

The A Level in Film Studies is designed to deepen students’ understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of film, the major art form of the twentieth century, and one developing new modes…

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Further Maths A Level

During this A Level you will develop an advanced understanding of mathematic principles, as you learn additional core and applied units that will broaden your knowledge of the universe of…

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Geography A Level

A Level Geography students will have a natural ability to see the processes apparent in nature and will be keen to understand them further. You will study four modules during…

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History A Level

A Level History is for students who have an interest in the past. Topics studied for 2017-18 include Tudor Britain (1485-1603) and twentieth century American history. Assessment will be by…

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Law A Level

Our A Level Law course is designed to encourage and engage students to sustain their interest and enjoyment in law, and enable you to develop your analytical and critical thinking…

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Mathematics A Level

A Level Mathematics is the essential maths course for building on your GCSE understanding. A Level Mathematics opens doors into rewarding careers in many disciplines and offers insight into the…

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Media Studies A Level

This A Level will enable you to draw upon your existing experience of media texts and develop your abilities to respond critically to the media. It allows you to explore…

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Philosophy A Level

The A Level in Philosophy and Ethics is a two year programme, which is currently taught in an AS and A2 year (grades at AS will determine your progression to…

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Photography A Level

Candidates will be introduced to a variety of experiences exploring a range of photographic media, techniques and processes. They should be made aware of both traditional and new technologies. Candidates…

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Physics A Level

This is a one year course comprised of two examined units and one internally assessed practical unit. You will learn through a balance of lectures, practical activities, group work and…

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Politics A Level

The A Level in Politics is a subject for students who have an interest in society, current affairs, and the running of the country. This A Level gives you the…

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Psychology A Level

Studying Psychology at South Devon College will give you an excellent basis to understanding psychology and its principles and applications. The main themes covered in the course are prejudice, obedience,…

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Sociology A Level

A Level Sociology is for students who are interested in social life and current affairs. It is particularly useful for those who wish to pursue a career working with people….

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