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GCE AS and A level subject content

Documents for schools about GCE AS and A level subject content for teaching from 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

AS and A level subject content publications setting out the knowledge, understanding and skills common to all AS and A level specifications.

Content and assessment objectives are available on Ofqual’s website.

Subject content introduced in September 2015

  1. GCE AS and A level art and design

    • Guidance
  2. GCE AS and A level business

    • Guidance
  3. GCE AS and A level computer science

    • Guidance
  4. GCE AS and A level economics

    • Guidance
  5. GCE AS and A level English literature

    • Guidance
  6. GCE AS and A level English language

    • Guidance
  7. GCE AS and A level English language and literature

    • Guidance
  8. GCE AS and A level history

    • Guidance
  9. GCE AS and A level science

    • Guidance
  10. GCE AS and A level sociology

    • Guidance

Subject content introduced in September 2016

  1. GCE AS and A level ancient languages

    • Guidance
  2. GCE AS and A level dance

    • Guidance
  3. GCE AS and A level drama and theatre

    • Guidance
  4. GCE AS and A level geography

    • Guidance
  5. GCE AS and A level modern foreign languages

    • Guidance
  6. GCE AS and A level music

    • Guidance
  7. GCE AS and A level physical education

    • Guidance
  8. GCE AS and A level religious studies

    • Guidance

Subject content for teaching from September 2017

  1. GCE AS and A level accounting

    • Guidance
  2. GCE AS and A level ancient history

    • Guidance
  3. GCE AS and A level archaeology

    • Guidance
  4. GCE AS and A level classical civilisation

    • Guidance
  5. GCE AS and A level design and technology

    • Guidance
  6. GCE AS and A level electronics

    • Guidance
  7. GCE AS and A level environmental science

    • Guidance
  8. GCE AS and A level film studies

    • Guidance
  9. AS and A level further maths

    • Guidance
  10. GCE AS and A level geology

    • Guidance
  11. GCE AS and A level history of art

    • Guidance
  12. GCE AS and A level law

    • Guidance
  13. AS and A level maths

    • Guidance
  14. GCE AS and A level media studies

    • Guidance
  15. GCE AS and A level music technology

    • Guidance
  16. GCE AS and A level philosophy

    • Guidance
  17. GCE AS and A level politics

    • Guidance
  18. GCE AS and A level statistics

    • Guidance

Subject content for teaching from September 2018

Published 9 April 2014
Last updated 3 March 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added content for languages with smaller cohorts.
  2. Added content for geology, politics and statistics.
  3. Added content for accounting; ancient history; archaeology; classical civilisation; electronics; film studies; law and media studies.
  4. Added content for history of art.
  5. Added content for environmental science, music technology, philosophy and design and technology.
  6. Added content for drama and theatre and religious studies.
  7. Added subject content for dance, music and PE.
  8. Link to content and assessment objectives on Ofqual's website added to this page.
  9. First published.