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A Level Courses

Each year, around 1100 academic students from across Staffordshire and Cheshire choose to study AS and A Levels at Newcastle-under-Lyme College’s Sixth Form Centre.

At NULC you can choose from AS and A Levels in more than 35 different subjects, where our lecturers are passionate experts who provide high quality teaching. 

Are A Levels for you?

This is you:

  • I prefer exams to coursework
  • I like theories, ideas and facts
  • I want to study 3 or 4 subjects in depth
  • I'd like to go on to university or on to an apprenticeships

You'll need:

Usually 5 or more high grades at GCSE including English and maths (with A* - B grades in the subjects you want to study at A Level)

You'll study:

  • 3 subjects* at AS Level in year 1
  • 3 A Levels in year 2 (depending on your AS Level grades)
  • English and maths
  • Relevant work experience

Whatever you study at NULC, you will receive help and support to continually improve your maths and English skills and qualifications.

Honours Programme

If you're achieving great results at school and want to go on to study at a prestigious university after college, our Honours Programme will help you realise your potential. As part of the Honours Programme, you'll get involved in extra and super curricular activities and experiences to help build your confidence, develop your skills and knowledge and improve your chances of achieving a place at a world class university. Click here for more information.

*If you have an aspiration to study medicine or dentistry you will be able to choose a fourth AS subject but you will need to discuss this with one of our Assistant Heads.

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