A-Level Citizenship

£449.00£479.00

This course explores and debates the issues relevant to local and global citizenship, helping A-level Citizenship students to take an informed and effective role in society.

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Description

A-Level Citizenship

  • Course code: OSC1155
  • Delivery method: Online or Paper
  • Course duration: 24 Months
  • AQA Qualification Code: 2100
  • Exam Fees are not included

Entry requirements: No previous knowledge needed. However, we recommend that you hold a reasonable GCSE or ‘O’ Level grade in citizenship or a related subject

You will study concepts such as identity, democracy, power and justice and will be encouraged to approach different viewpoints and opinions critically, in order to gain a deeper understanding of contemporary debates surrounding modern citizenship. The course encourages an active and participatory approach to citizenship, including the opportunity to conduct individual research in an area of personal interest.

For anyone preparing for study at university level, or simply wanting to become a more informed member of society, this home study course will give you a valuable overview of contemporary citizenship issues, allowing you to become an active and engaged global citizen.

Course Content

AS LEVEL

UNIT 1 (CIST1): IDENTITY, RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • What is a Citizen?
  • What does it mean to be British?
  • Are we all equal citizens?
  • What are my rights and responsibilities?
  • How are my rights protected and supported?

UNIT 2 (CIST2): DEMOCRACY, ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP & PARTICIPATION

  • Who can make a difference?
  • How can I make a difference?
  • Active citizenship skills and participation

 

A2 LEVEL

UNIT 3 (CIST3): POWER & JUSTICE

  • What is crime?
  • What is Justice?
  • Who speaks on our behalf?
  • How is the UK governed?

UNIT 4 (CIST4): GLOBAL ISSUES AND MAKING A DIFFERENCE

  • Universal human rights
  • Global issues
  • Making a difference
Qualification Information

Both AS and A2 level courses and 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.

  • Unit 1: Written examination: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Unit 2: Written examination: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Unit 3: Written examination: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Unit 4: Written examination: 1 hour 30 minutes

Please note: The last exams for this course are in June 2018.

Upon successful completion of the exams you will receive an A-Level in Citizenship (AS/A2) issued by AQA. Both AS and A2 level courses and 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. The last exams for this course are in June 2018.

Method of Study

The course comes to you as a paper-based pack delivered by courier.

You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments.

Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor.

Online Version

Our online courses are fully digitised versions of the paper-courses, so you can study on any PC or smart device when connected to the internet.

As with the paper course, your online learning programme is completely flexible, so you can study at a pace that suits you.

All of our online course content is broken down into bite size chunks to make your learning more manageable and effective.

Method of Assessment

The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. We call these Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs).

Exams:

Exams are taken at a registered exam centre, and we can provide an extensive list of centres for you.

The last exams for this course are in June 2018.

Course Length Information
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Additional information

Study Method

Paper Manual, Online

Paper based courses are only available for UK deliveries. Online courses are available for UK and International students. Dismiss