Edexcel A level General Studies (2008)

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Students of our Edexcel A level in General Studies will view issues from a wider range of perspectives than those offered by subject specialism. They will integrate knowledge from a range of disciplines in order to develop an understanding of the interrelationship between them and encourage a broader and deeper understanding of issues.

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Specification

Edexcel A level General Studies specification
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Qualification type:
AS and A level
Subject:
General Studies
Specification codes:
8GS01,
9GS01
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2008
First assessment:
2009
Final assessment:
Summer 2017 (AS), summer 2017 (A level)

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Our Edexcel A level General Studies specification encourages students to debate, to enquire and to test assumptions. It is based on an investigation into the three key areas of the contemporary world: culture, science and society.

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Our Edexcel A level in General Studies is designed to encourage you to debate, to enquire and to test assumptions. It’s based on an investigation into the three key areas of the contemporary world: culture, science and society.

This qualification is excellent preparation for both employment and higher education, where a range of problems and conflicting perspectives have to be considered and reconciled. Through this process, you'll develop highly valued study and communication skills. 

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