A Levels

A Levels are the logical step between GCSE and a Diploma (Degree course). Choosing a distance learning course from a college means you can complete the course in your own time (exams and coursework deadlines are still fixed), learning at a pace you are comfortable with and that fits around your lifestyle, whilst still receiving all the help, guidance and support you need from your tutor who is always on hand.

Choose from the following A Level courses: or Click here to see all available A Level courses

A Level Accounting

A Level Accounting

Taking an A Level in Accounting from a Distance Learning College means you can study at your own pace, fitting around your existing commitments. You’ll still get the same qualification as you would by physically attending a college/university, and you’ll still get a certificate to prove your new qualification.

The Accounting A Level from Oxford Distance Learning is a 2 year course, that is split into 4 modules. Full tutor support is available for the duration of your A Level Accounts course, and the cost of the course can be paid for by monthly installments, so you don’t even have to find your course fees upfront!

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A Level Biology

A Level Biology

The Full A Level in Biology from Oxford Distance Learning College combines both the Biology AS Level and A2 Level qualifications, and can be paid for by monthly installments. Coursework etc can be completed in Word and emailed to your tutor who is available for the whole of your course for any questions.

To find out more about the Biology A Level, or to enrol online, please visit Oxford Distance Learning, whose website can be found at oxfordcollege.ac.

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A Level Business Studies

A Level Business Studies

Choose an A Level in Business Studies, and you’ll gain a widely recognised qualification that will help you gain employment within the business sector, or provide you with a sound knowledge base to start or run your own business. You’ll learn how businesses work, as well as develop core skills that can be transferred to other areas, such as problem solving and data skills.

The Business Studies A Level is available from Oxford Distance Learning college, and comprises approximately 300 study hours. Full support will be available from your Tutor, and as a full A Level, you can spread the cost of the course by paying in monthly installments.

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A Level Classical Civilisation

A Level Classical Civilisation

The A Level in Classical Civilisation will help you gain a knowledge and understanding of the classical world through study of original sources such as Homer’s Odyssey and will enhance your analytical and evaluative skills. The Classic Civilisation A Levl is designed to follow on from the Classical Civilisation GCSE, although it is not necessary to have the GCSE qualification before undertaking the A-level.

You should have a good level of literacy and communication however (equivalent to Grade C or above at GCSE) in order to keep up with the demands of this course.

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A Level Economics

A Level Economics

You can take an Economics A Level online with a distance learning course – You just need Acrobat Reader 8.0 and above, and a computer connection! The A Level in Economics is a 2 year course with the AS Level exams to be taken at the end of Year One, and the A2 exams to be taken at the end of Year Two.

The A Level Economics course teaches you the terminology and models in order to understand the world of money and finance, of employment, as well as economic growth and international trade. It is a very popular course that can prove to be highly relevant to both a number of career paths and also Higher Education Diploma courses.

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A Level Environmental Studies

A Level Environmental Studies

An A Level in Environmental Studies is one of the many distance learning courses you can take online, with a full A Level qualification at the end of it. As part of the course, you will gain an understanding of how various different events and cycles within the environment relate to each other, how they influence subsequent environmental events, the impact of humans, and the strategies and techniques that can be used to minimise the problems caused by humans.

The Environmental Studies A Level is a 2 year course, with exams to be taken at the end of both Year One and Year Two.

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A Level History

A Level History

An A Level in History can be achieved on this two year course from Oxford Distance Learning College. You do coursework and study in your own home, at your own pace, then take exams at the end of each year. Full tutor support for the duration of your course is included in the price of the History A Level, which can be paid for in monthly instalments.

The History A Level comprises 4 units, two for the AS Level, and two for the A2 level. At the time of writing, topics included Presidency in the USA 1968 to 2001, Stalin’s Russia 1924-53, British Political History 1945 to 1990 and Superpower Relations 1944 to 1990. You are not required to have a History GCSE qualification in order to enrol in this course, although you will need basic English reading and writing skills.

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A Level Law

A Level Law

When choosing distance learning courses, A Level Law could well be right at the top of your list. You should be forewarned that it is an extremely challenging subject, and whilst it is not essential to have GCSE Law before enrolling, it would certainly be an advantage. The Law A Level requires an estimated 300 study hours, although if you have prior legal knowledge, then the inital topic “introduction to law” can be completed much quicker.

The Law A Level is a 2 year course, with the AS Level exams taking place after Year One, and the A2 exams following at the end of Year Two. The cost of the course can be spilt over a monthly instalment package, and include full tutor support for the duration of the A Level course.

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A Level Philosophy

A Level Philosophy

Without a doubt, one of the most popular A Level correspondence courses available is the Philosophy A Level. That’s hardly surprising because Philosophy is such a fascinating and intensely rewarding subject that will enable you to develop a wide range of transferable skills which can be applied far beyond the mere study of Philosophy. There are no barriers to entry, apart from a requirement to have basic English reading and writing skills.

Topics covered in the Philosophy A Level currently include looking at the role of Morality, the idea of God, Free Will and Determinism, Political Philosophy and the Philosophy of Religion. The A Level Philosophy is a 2 year course.

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A Level Politics and Government

A Level Politics and Government

The A Level in Government and Politics is available from Oxford College ODL as one of their many distance learning courses. A Level Politics is an incredibly popular choice with students, as well as increasing your awareness of current affairs and local and national government, you will also develop some key skills that you will find useful in most career paths, such as to the ability to analyse information and communicate detailed and complex arguments effectively.

As a full A Level distance learning course, the Politics A Level course fees can be paid in instalments, spreading the cost of your qualification on an affordable monthly basis.

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A Level Psychology

A Level Psychology

The Psychology A Level distance learning course is a 250 study-hour, two year course, with AS Level exams at the end of Year One, with the A2 exam following a year later. It is recommended that students looking to enrol on this course have a minimum GCSE Grades A to C in English and Mathematics, although it is not essential.

The A Level in Psychology will give you some fundamental and long-lasting insights into the behaviour and thought processes which will empower you to cope with the challenges of life, not only for yourself but also for those you come into contact with. It is the perfect A Level to choose for those looking for a career in Psychology, who will find that this distance learning course leads well into the Diploma in Psychology.

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A Level Religious Studies

A Level Religious Studies

The Religious Studies A Level course builds on the foundations laid by the RS GCSE, although it is not a requirement to hold this qualification in order to enrol on the RS A Level distance learning course. It is recommended however to hold a minimum of Grade C GCSE English in order to cope with the demands of this course. Around 300 study hours are recommended for the full A Level, over the duration of the 2 year course.

As a full A Level course, the cost of the Religious Studies A Level can be paid for in six monthly installments.

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A Level Sociology

A Level Sociology

A Sociology A Level will give you some fundamental and lasting insights into how human societies are constructed and an understanding of society which will provide a basis for highlighting and explaining such social problems as ill health, poverty and crime within communities.

Approximately 300 study hours are required for the Sociology A Level distance learning course. GSCE Grades A to C in Maths and English would be preferable, but are not a requirement or barrier to entry. As with all full A Level distance learning courses with Oxford College ODL, the cost of the course can be split over 6 months.

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