Humanities GCSE

Brighton, Hove & Sussex Sixth Form College
In East Sussex

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Important information

Typology GCSE
Location East sussex
Duration 1 Year
  • GCSE
  • East sussex
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

You will study five modules: Environmental Issues. Co-operation and Conflict. Culture and Beliefs. Global Inequality. Persecution and Prejudice. This course will provide you with a deeper understanding of important social issues, encourage you to think independently and to develop opinions based on evidence.

Important information

Government funding available

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
East Sussex
205 Dyke Road, Hove, BN3 6EG, Cambridgeshire , England
Starts On request
Location
East Sussex
205 Dyke Road, Hove, BN3 6EG, Cambridgeshire , England

Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

Two grade Ds and three Es at GCSE. Other information What students have to say about the course: 'Do it! It is easy to understand fun and the debates are usually exciting. But you must be prepared to spend time on your work.' 'I found it quite challenging in places, and yes, I did feel stretched. I enjoyed some of the work and found it easier to understand because of this.' 'I enjoyed all of it because it was interesting and about controversial issues; which everybody has their own views on.' 'The course made me think a lot and has helped me with my English.' 'There was the right balance of coursework and exams. I felt really well prepared for the exams.' 'I had a clear idea of how I was doing and had lots of individual talks with the teacher.' 11/09

Course programme



Is this subject right for me?
Do you like debates and controversial issues?
Are you interested in the world around you: political, social, environmental, etc?

Students at BHASVIC have the opportunity to follow a one-year GCSE Humanities course. The course combines elements of Sociology, History, Geography, Economics and Religious Studies and so offers students the chance to follow a broad and interesting programme of study, focusing on topical and controversial issues such as the environment, poverty, racism and war.

What is the course content?
You will study five modules:
  • Environmental Issues
  • Co-operation and Conflict
  • Culture and Beliefs
  • Global Inequality
  • Persecution and Prejudice

This course will provide you with a deeper understanding of important social issues, encourage you to think independently and to develop opinions based on evidence.

How will your work be assessed?
You are assessed by a mixture of coursework assignments and two final exams. You are given source material six weeks in advance for one of the final exams.

What are the entry requirements?
Two grade Ds and three Es at GCSE.

Other information
What students have to say about the course:

'Do it! It is easy to understand fun and the debates are usually exciting. But you must be prepared to spend time on your work.'

'I found it quite challenging in places, and yes, I did feel stretched. I enjoyed some of the work and found it easier to understand because of this.'

'I enjoyed all of it because it was interesting and about controversial issues; which everybody has their own views on.'

'The course made me think a lot and has helped me with my English.'

'There was the right balance of coursework and exams. I felt really well prepared for the exams.'

'I had a clear idea of how I was doing and had lots of individual talks with the teacher.'

11/09

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