Philosophy and Ethics A Level at West Hatch High School
The maturity of thought and powers of self expression developed in this course are vital in today’s competitive market. An articulate and thoughtful person who can piece together an argument or put forward a point of view in a concise manner is an asset to many employers. Good communication is important in many fields of employment such as Retail & Marketing, Accountancy, Advertising, Insurance, Journalism, Public Relations, Personnel, Police, Teaching, Youth Work.
The problems of morality and ethics considered in the course are of particular relevance in the fields of Medicine, Psychology, Nursing, Police, Ministers of Religion, Law, TV and the Media. There are also many areas of business and finance where financial and managerial decisions are made which often require an individual ethical standpoint.
An A Level in RS is highly regarded by universities as an academic discipline requiring sound skills in thought, reflection, independent and critical thinking, dialogue, good command of language and the ability to construct a coherent and balanced argument.
If taken at GCSE grade A* - B is expected.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Hatch High School directly.