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Philosphy & Ethics AS at The Manor Academy

Course description

Through adopting an enquiring, critical and reflective approach to the topics studied, you will develop knowledge and skills that can be transferred into almost every aspect of the workplace. This will support many career choices in a wide range of areas.

Course content

The Advanced Subsidiary GCE is both a ‘stand-alone’ qualification and also the first half of the corresponding Advanced GCE. You would study two units during the academic year:

AS Philosophy of Religion

Ancient Greek influences on philosophy of religion; Judaeo-Christian influences on philosophy of religion; Traditional arguments for the existence of God; Challenges to  religious belief.

AS Religious Ethics

Ethical theories / Applied ethics topics.

Entry requirements

GCSE English Grade 5


There will be two external exams in June. Both exams last 90 minutes and will require you to write essays on two topics from a choice of four.

Future opportunities

The list is endless; Police, National Health Service, Care work, Education, Law, Armed forces, Politics

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Manor Academy directly.

Last updated date: 22 December 2016

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