AQA Philosophy Course Content


Epistemology means theory of knowledge. The epistemology module covers what the definition of knowledge is, as well as how much knowledge comes from perception and how much from reason. It also covers the idea of scepticism.

Moral Philosophy

Moral philosophy is often referred to as ethics. It’s about right and wrong, good and bad. This module covers ethical theories, applications of these theories, and the meaning of moral language.

Metaphysics of God

This module covers the concept of God as typically conceived by the three main monotheistic religions. It covers whether such a concept is possible as well as arguments for and against the existence of God.

Metaphysics of Mind

Philosophy of mind looks at what minds and mental states actually are. This module covers various theories which say the mind is a physical thing and others which argue it is non-physical.

Course Textbook

The course textbook written with the student in mind!

Includes: straightforward explanations of syllabus topics for all 4 modules, bullet point summaries at the end of each module, exam blueprint for each question type (with example answers), and example 25 mark answer plans on every major topic.

How to get an A in A-level philosophy

Exam Practice Workbooks

Reinforce your philosophical knowledge while building writing skills for exam success. Helpful exam tips are mixed in among the various activities – which include crossword puzzles, fill-in-the-blanks, multiple choice, and more – to provide a clear structure for answering the 3, 5, 12, and 25 mark questions that come up in the exam.

Revision exercises and exam practice workbooks

Example Essays

Download A* grade example essays based on the AQA philosophy A level syllabus and be prepared for every potential 25 mark question!

Example essays enable you to cover both the course content and exam technique simultaneously. Each document includes a short essay plan to help reinforce how to structure your essays to achieve maximum marks.

A* Grade Example Answers

Philosophy a level example essays

Online Tutoring

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Philosophy A level explainer videos