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Religious Education (Philosophy and Ethics) A Level at Farlingaye High School

Course description

Section A:

  • Study of religion
  • God/gods
  • ultimate reality
  • Life after death
  • The challenge from science
  • The nature and role of religion
  • Sources of wisdom and authority

Section B:

  • Philosophy of religion
  • Arguments for the existence of God
  • Evil and suffering
  • Religious experience
  • Religious language 
  • Miracles
  • Self and life after death.
  • The nature and function of religion

Section C:

  • The dialogue between philosophy and religion how religion is influenced by, and influences, philosophy of religion.

Entry requirements

(GCSE grades) Religious Education C or C in other Humanities subject(s) or English if RE not studied at GCSE


100% examinations at the end of A2 year for those who complete the A Level.

Future opportunities

Religious Education A Level can be used to access a wide range of higher education courses.

It has particular relevance for those entering the caring professions and can also be used to gain entry to careers involving dealing with the public generally, eg law, commerce, public relations, journalism, medicine, education, politics and theology.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Farlingaye High School directly.

Last updated date: 03 June 2016
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