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Religious Studies (A Level) at Broadway Academy

Course description

In Year 12 students study for an AS Level in Religious Studies.  This involves the simultaneous study of two units, both of which are assessed through final examination. 

The two units of study are Islam : The Way of Submission (RSS10) and Religion and Ethics (RSS01).

Both units are equally waited.

In Year 13 students study for an A Level in Religious Studies.  This involves the study of two units, both of which assessed through final examination. 

The two units of study are Philosophy of Religion (RST3B) and Religious Experience - Topic 111 (RST4A)

Both units are equally waited.


Course content

RSSO1 AS Unit A Religion and Ethics 1 - Utilitarianism, Abortion & Euthanasia, Situation Ethics, Religious Teaching on the Nature and Value of Human Life.

RSS10 AS Unit K World Religions: Islam 1 The Way of Submission - The Quran, The Five Pillars, Doctrine of God, Key Beliefs (Risalah and Akirah)

RST3B A2 Unit 3B Philosophy of Religion: Ontological Argumnet, The Problem of Evil, Religious Language, Body, Soul and Personal Identity.

RST4A Unit 4A Topic 111 Religious Experience: Types of religious experience, the value religious experiences have on communities and individual faith.


Linear assessment of each unit through final written examination.

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Future opportunities

Teaching,    Social Researcher,    Civil Service/Politian,    Advice Worker,

Police Officer/CID Officer,    Councillor,    Charity Officer,    Writer/Journalist,

Human Resources Officer 

Further information


Anna Williams   (Head of RE)

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 19 September 2014
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    • Broadway Academy is situated in Perry Barr in the north of Birmingham.

      We are very proud of our £21million new building which boasts state of the art facilities and a learning environment that is second to none.

      The Sixth Form is an important part of the whole school and students have permanent access to teaching staff and and resources to support their learning. The Sixth Formers are role models to the younger students and help support them by mentoring and running extra-curricular clubs.

      There are excellent public transport links for students coming from across the city.