GCSEs are designed to develop and test a student’s skills, which will be relevant both for further education and in the wider world of work. Some GCSE qualifications such as English, Mathematics or Science are requirements for job roles such as Teaching, Nursing or Midwifery. Each GCSE Course pack has been written to cover a specific AQA specification, and with the help of a qualified tutor we are sure you will have everything needed to gain your qualification.

Please Note: We strongly advise that candidates read our course guide, which explains in detail about the courses, possible exam dates and the procedures for being a private candidate and finding exam centres, etc.

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Course Requirements:

  • You can start a GCSE home study course at any time but you can only sit your examination in an appropriate examination window (May/June).
  • All AQA specification GCSE examinations have to be sat in the UK as a private candidate.
  • We don’t recommend students study more than 5 courses at any one time. All applications are subject to acceptance from our course advisory team.
  • We cannot accept students under the age of 18 on our GCSE Courses.

GCSE Exam Dates:

GCSE exams are sat in a May/June examination windows. Students can decide to study over a one year or two year period (providing the specification and exams are available over that duration). You can sign up for a course at any time although course tutors set closing dates for students aiming for specific examination windows.

Please Note: The closing date set by tutors for students aiming for May/June 2020 exams has now passed, and the nearest exam window we can accept students for is May/June 2021. The closing date for students aiming for exams in May/June 2021 will be 15 November 2020. Students can aim for May/June 2022 exams if that is their preference.

Alternative GCSE Course Options: We do have some alternative GCSE course options available for students who want to complete a course without aiming for specific exam dates or those who are under 18 years old. Please email us for information about alternative GCSE courses.

Payment Options:

All courses can be paid in full or purchased using our interest free instalment plan which spreads payments over a 4 month period.

Students purchasing more than one GCSE or IGCSE Course can receive a 5% discount by applying the following code on our checkout page: GCSE5

There are 6 courses in this category



Approximate Study Time: 200 Hours (Self-Study) Buy Now More Info

This English Literature GCSE Course gives students the opportunity to explore their literary interests through reading a wide range of classic literature and is designed to show the depth and power of the English literary heritage. Students will read extensively and critically so that they are able to discuss and explain their understanding and ideas fluently, and make connections across their reading.



Approximate Study Time: 200 Hours (Self Study) Buy Now More Info

The Law GCSE Course helps students to understand more about the law and puts you in a better position to know your rights under the English legal system. Whether as a consumer or a potential lawyer. You will develop your skills and knowledge through carefully chosen cases and a range of practical activities. Presented in a lively and entertaining manner, this course introduces the law of England and Wales. It is equally suited to students wanting to study the subject further, possibly with a legal career in mind, and to those who simply wish to find out more about the law of the land.



Approximate Study Time: 200 Hours (Self Study) Buy Now More Info

The Maths GCSE Course is designed for students wanting to pass the latest GCSE syllabus exams. The course starts by covering basic mathematical skills before progressing onto more advanced topics as you develop. Maths GCSE is a key requirement for many job roles and passing this qualification demonstrates an understanding of numbers and an ability to work with them. A reasonable level of proficiency in arithmetical skills is assumed.



Approximate Study Time: 200 Hours (Self Study) Buy Now More Info

Psychology is the science of the mind and behaviour. No matter who we are or what we do, some greater insight into this field will be relevant, and this is one reason why Psychology is one of the most popular of all our courses. This fascinating subject is brought to life in an entertaining course that looks at questions such as: Why do we like some people and not others? How can an individual overcome a fear of spiders? Can you improve your memory? The syllabus focuses on the methods of psychology and its practical applications. Step-by-step guidance is given with the necessary research projects.



Approximate Study Time: 200 Hours (Self Study) Buy Now More Info

The Religious Education (RE) Distance Learning Course offers students the opportunity to investigate Religion and religious responses to fundamental questions of life. This course is suitable for candidates of any religious persuasion or for those without religious beliefs.

The study of Religious Studies at GCSE is an ideal foundation for further study at A-level but it also complements other related subjects such as Philosophy, History, Sociology and English Literature.



Approximate Study Time: 200 Hours (Self Study) Buy Now More Info

Why are there poor people and rich people? Why is it ‘right’ to wear some clothes but not others (or none at all!)? Is there such a thing as ‘society’? With the aid of entertaining cartoons and numerous activities, this stimulating course analyses questions like these and casts a new slant on many aspects of modern life. Each lesson of the Sociology GCSE course begins with a set of clearly stated objectives and an explanation of its place in the overall programme of study.