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Philosophy and Ethics (RE) AS and A Level at Shenley Brook End School

Course description

The syllabus is designed to give students a broad understanding of a number of
philosophical and ethical theories from both a religious and secular understanding. Students are then required to apply these theories to relevant issues in an informed an systematic manner.  Continuous assessment is carried out through research projects, essays, presentation and practice examination questions. 

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Units of study
A level – H573
Philosophy of Religion  
Religious Ethics  
Developments in Religious Thought

Entry requirements

Students need to have a least a grade C in Religious Studies (can be from either short or long course) and a C in English.  You must be able to discuss research and be prepared to think ideas through to a logical conclusion.


This qualification is a linear course which means formal assessment take place at the end of the course. For the full A level this takes place in June of Year 13 in the form of 3 x 2 hour examinations, one for each unit, incorporating all learning, these are awarded A*-E.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shenley Brook End School directly.

Last updated date: 09 August 2016
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