Religious Studies

A Level

REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE

You want to study ethics and in particular the Hindu religion in depth.

You want to tackle the greatest philosophical theories and ideas.

You will become an enlightened thinker being able to contribute to the ethical debates of the greatest minds.

 

WHAT YOU WILL STUDY

Year 1 (AS) – Hinduism in depth, philosophy of religion (including the arguments for the existence of God) and religious ethics (including natural law and utilitarianism).

Year 2 (A-Level) – Hinduism in further depth, miracles, religious language, meta-ethics and free will and determinism.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED

Year 1 (AS) – three exams

Year 2 (A-Level) – three two-hour exams

 

PROGRESSION

Students go on to university and a variety of careers including teaching, social work, public services, caring professions and jobs within the private sector.