General Studies

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General Studies may refer to:

  • Bachelor of General Studies, a degree offered by some universities in North America
  • A GCSE and A-level examination offered to 16- to 18-year-olds in the United Kingdom (although rarely taken in Northern Ireland and Wales) and some other countries. It assesses essay-writing skills, comprehension, languages, awareness of current affairs, and is often taken as a complement to a set of subject-based A-levels in conventional academic subjects such as biology or history. Cf. the Cambridge-MOE A-level subject General Paper.
  • Columbia University School of General Studies, an undergraduate liberal arts college at Columbia University.
  • A knowledge-oriented school subject taught in primary schools of Hong Kong.
  • A subject offered in Malaysia STPM examination, which is better known as its Malay name, Pengajian Am.